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Drawings - DEC, PC01 Reader & Punch, 1967 Document Reg. No: HT 26765

Summary:
Master Drawing List, Parts Lists, Layout Assembly diagrams, electrical diagrams and copied photographic images related to the PC01 Reader and Punch, part of a PDP-8 computer system. The drawings were issued 24 September 1967.

The PDP-8 is a minicomputer manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), of Maynard, Massachusetts, U.S.A. It is considered to be the first commercially successful minicomputer.
Description:
15 sheets of paper printed in black ink with electrical symbols, diagrams and text, with a light red sheet of backing paper. The cover sheet (Master Drawing List) has a list of the drawing sheets attached together with three metal staples on one edge. The drawing sheets have been folded in half.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Materials Science Division, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 436 mm (Height), 295 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Overall dimension is for folded folio of sheets. Single, unfolded sheet size is 562 mm width x 436 mm height.

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Tagged with: computers, drawings
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: minicomputers
Inscriptions: On top of cover sheet: ' MASTER DRAWING LIST'
Inside drawing title block of cover sheet: ' digital [corporate logo font] EQUIPMENT / CORPORATION / MAYNARD, MASSACHUSETTS', 'PC01 READER & PUNCH / (60Hz)'
Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Maynard, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1967

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