DEC PDP-8 minicomputer, 1965

DEC PDP-8 minicomputer, 1965.
The PDP-8, or Straight-8 minicomputer, serial no. 857, was manufactured by the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), United States. It was the first minicomputer, and the first DEC computer to be made with an automatic wire-wrapped backplane, which made the machine cheaper to produce and more reliable. Over 5000 were sold worldwide.
 
Currently on display in:
Computing
Year made :
1965
Inventory number :
1982-960