Artifact Details

Title

LM-2 keyboard

Catalog Number

X995.89C

Type

Physical object

Date

1981 ca.

Manufacturer

Symbolics, Inc.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number LM-2
Other number 162000 part number on bottom of unit
Serial number 0008

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 21 x 18 1/8 in.

Description

The LM-2 was a popular AI (Artificial Intelligence) machine when it was introduced in 1981. It had a 32-bit CPU with a 12K writable control store, 1MB of main memory and an 80MB hard disk. It also came with a bit-mapped display, mouse, and LISP programming environment. Symbolics introduced the Symbolics LM-2 in 1981. The LM-2 was basically an M.I.T. CADR, repackaged for higher reliability and easier servicing. Symbolics made numerous improvements to the system software and offered options such as Fortran-77, color graphics hardware, and the LGP-1 laser graphics printer. Alternative label copy: Symbolics LM-2 Symbolic Processing System, 1981 The LM-2 was a popular AI (Artificial Intelligence) machine when it was introduced in 1981. It had a 32-bit CPU with a 12K writable control store, 1MB of main memory and an 80MB hard disk. It also came with a bit-mapped display, mouse, and LISP programming environment.

Category

I/O/keyboard

Lot Number

X995.89
 

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