TitleControl box for parachute contest
PublisherDigital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
|File number||867||DEC identification number|
DescriptionThere is 1 negative showing a small "black box" with 3 push button switches. There is a Digital logo above the switches and labels below. The labels are in English, French and Russian and read "Time", "Penalty" and "Total Loss". The inner most envelope is labled "control for parachute records 8/9/62"
In August 1962 a PDP-1 was used in the judging of a parachute contest in Orange Mass. Button boxes tike the one in the picture were used by the judges to enter their results.