Artifact Details

Title

Lilith

Catalog Number

X1051.91

Type

Physical object

Date

1981

Manufacturer

ETH, Zurich

Place Manufactured

Swizterland

Identifying Numbers

Model number Lilith

Description

This computer was designed by Niklaus Wirth and others at the ETH, Zurich, as a machine optimized for running the Modula-2 programming language. It had 128K of 16-bit RAM, a bit-mapped display, and a removable magnetic disk cartridge which, according to the manual, was "extremely sensitive to dust... Always keep your cartridges in a plastic bag..."

Category

Digital computer: desktop

Credit

Gift of David Stubbs

Lot Number

X1051.91