Artifact Details

Title

Minsk 32 logic module

Catalog Number

X1084.91

Type

Physical object

Date

1973

Manufacturer

Minsk

Place Manufactured

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Identifying Numbers

Model number Minsk Not visible on object 11/29/07
Other number E C 5568 E 003 Outside of metal handle
Other number WR7102947 Corner of back side
Serial number N205 1X .83 Lower corner of back side

Dimensions

overall: .5 x 12.25 x 6.25

Description

Discrete transistors with bundled-wire and surface-solder connections. The Minsk 32 was the first of many computers modeled on the Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8 architecture. The Minsk 32 was particularly known for its reliability. From 1973 to 1980, 27 Minsk 32s ran 23-hour days at the General Statistical Department.

Object is a circuit board (which does not appear to match DEC form factors) with white plastic cover over component side protecting discrete components.

Category

Component: circuit board / module

Credit

Gift of State Academy of Finance

Lot Number

X1084.91
 

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