Artifact Details

Title

Early PDP-1 operator console and typewritter

Catalog Number

102749138

Type

Still image

Date

ca. 1960

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

File number 211 DEC identification number

Format

Negative

Description

The picture shows a table holding the freestanding "island" control panel and console typewritter of the type used on the PDP-1B. The typewriter's IBM badge has been replaced by a "DEC System Building Blocks" badge. There is also a Soroban badge at the left side of the keyboard.

Category

Publicity photograph

Collection Title

Digital Equipment Corporation records

Series Title

Still images: Negatives

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004