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Drawings - DEC, PDP 8 Central Processor, 1967 Document Reg. No: HT 26763

Master Drawing List and 32 sheets of drawings (electrical diagrams, flow diagrams, layouts) related to components of the PDP-8 Central Processor. The drawings were issued 18 January 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.
33 sheets of paper printed in black ink with electrical symbols, diagrams and text. 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", " PDP-8 CENTRAL PROCESSOR "
Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Maynard, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1967

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