Artifact Details

Title

MicroVax 3600

Catalog Number

X1559.98

Type

Physical object

Date

1987

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3600 MicroVax 3600

Description

This computer, announced in 1987, was one member of the large VAX family of minicomputers from Digital Equipment Corporation. It used a CMOS CPU and had a 90ns cycle time. Such machines were popular as engineering workstations and typically ran the Ultirx (Unix) or VMS operating systems.

Category

Digital Computer: minicomputer

Credit

Gift of Emil Zuckerkandl

Lot Number

X1559.98