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DEC PDP-1 Collection

DEC PDP-1

The PDP-1 archive contains documents, photos, movies and music relating to Digital Equipment Corporation's groundbreaking PDP-1 computer. The launch of the PDP-1 (Programmed Data Processor-1) computer in 1959 marked a radical shift in the philosophy of computer design: it was the first commercial computer that focused on interaction with the user rather than the efficient use of computer cycles. It was also Digital Equipment Corporation's first computer.

 

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  • Result 61-80 of about 175
    MIT TX-0 computer
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Lincoln Laboratory
    Still Image, 1956
    102631253
    PDP-1 prototype display
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Physical Object, 1960 ca.
    102666957
    DEC System Module
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Still Image, 1959
    102631260
    DEC PDP-1 restored tape reader in operation
    Computer History Museum. PDP-1 restoration team
    Moving Image, 2006-04-20
    102664300
    PDP-1 Lives!
    Computer History Museum. PDP-1 restoration team
    Moving Image, 2006-05-15
    102664292
    Mike Cheponis discusses PDP-1 restoration project
    Computer History Museum. PDP-1 restoration team
    Moving Image, 2005-08-03
    102664297
    Students interacting with the PDP-1 via its Soroban console typewriter
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Still Image, 1963 ca.
    102631265
    Ben Gurley, lead designer of the PDP-1
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Still Image, 1961 ca.
    102633141
    Type Justifier
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Text, 1972-07-31
    102650621
    TX-O First Transistor computer
    Still Image, 1980 ca.
    102630802
    Digital Function Generate and Display
    Digital Equipment Computer Users Society (DECUS)
    Text, 1963-09
    102650069
    Kalah game playing program
    Digital Equipment Computer Users Society (DECUS)
    Text, 1961-03-31
    102645673
    PDP-1 input-output systems manual
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Text, 1960
    102630357
    Gordon's personal view of personal computing before the PC
    Vintage Computer Society
    Text, 1998-09-27
    102630345
    Ben Gurley, designer for the PDP-1 computer, at picnic
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Still Image, 1961 ca.
    102630458
    DEC engineers performing checkout of PDP-1 system
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Still Image, 1963 ca.
    102618923
    Colossal Typewriter Program (CT)
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Text, 1960-12-19
    102650331
    PDP-1 Supplement (PDP-1D-45)
    Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
    Text, 1964
    102652399