Artifact Details

Title

MicroNOVA minicomputer

Catalog Number

X634.85

Type

Physical object

Date

1976 ca.

Manufacturer

Data General Corporation (DGC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number MicroNOVA
Other number Patent 4,016,551

Dimensions

overall: 5 1/2 in x 19 in x 17 1/2 in

Description

This was designed by Gardner Hendrie.. Object consists of a rack-mount minicomputer case with a 20-key keypad attached to the front panel by a ribbon cable. Operation would require a key which is not present. The case offers no manufacturer label with serial or model number, only a label citing patent numbers. The label on the back of the keypad has a copyright date of 1976.

Category

Digital Computer: minicomputer

Credit

Gift of the Data General Corporation

Lot Number

X634.85