System Building Block for the PDP-1

Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Date: 1961 ca.

Dimensions: 1/2 x 7 x 4 1/2 in.

Accession: 102657712

Description: Founded in 1957 by Ken Olsen and Harlan Anderson, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) first began building small digital modules that could be combined together to be used in a lab setting. Later system building blocks, like this one, were incorporated into the PDP-1.