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PDP 10 operators console, 1966-1970
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Item Details
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Title
PDP 10 operators console, 1966-1970
Operators Console from PDP 10 (system 1050) mainframe computer
Work Type
Computing & Data Processing
Date
1966-1970
Location
Massachusetts
Material
electronic components; metal (unknown); paint; plastic (unidentified)
Measurements
232 x 820 x 185 mm
Description
Operators Console from PDP 10 (system 1050) mainframe computer, made by Digital Equipment Company Limited, Massachusetts, United States, 1966-1970; Operators Console from PDP 10 (system 1050) mainframe computer, made by Digital Equipment Company Limited, Massachusetts, United States, 1966-1970.; Many PDP 10 computers were connected to the ARPANET, the first computer network to use packet switching to transfer information quickly and securely between different computers. The ARPANET was a precursor to the internet. The first email was sent using two PDP 10 computers located side by side in an office in California. The UK was connected to the ARPANET from 1973 via a node at University College London. This PDP 10 computer was operational at the University of Hertfordshire from 1970 until 1978.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Web
Donated by the University of Hertforshire, Learning and Information Services
Subject
mainframe
ID Number
co452817
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1999_0107__0004_.jpg
SSID
26314633

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