Artifact Details

Title

PDP-15 front panel

Catalog Number

102733691

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number M915B Etched on the paddle connector PCBs
Part number 6325 Stamped on the connector for the switch PCB
Part number 6388 Stamped on the connector for the light board

Dimensions

overall: 8 3/4 in x 19 in x 7 5/8 in

Description

Object is a control panel for the PDP-15 (identified by comparison to images on the internet). A bank of indicator lights is on the vertical face. One paddle connector on a pair of ribbon cables leads away from the PCB behind these lights. On the horizontal face is an array of two rows of dark blue and light blue rocker switches and two rotary switches. A paddle connector on two ribbon cables leads from the PCB under the rocker switches; this connector has a label "Console".

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015