DEC PDP-1 restored tape reader in operation

Running Time: 00:00:27/ 1.08 MB

Date: 2006-04-20

Copyright Owner: Computer History Museum

Accession: 102664300

Description: The Computer History Museum PDP-1 restoration team was made up of volunteers who met once a week for three years, beginning on Oct. 29, 2003. The PDP-1's paper tape reader allowed the machine to read programs stored on punched paper tape.