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PDP-8L

PDP-8/L with acessories Bild: PDP-8/L with acessories

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Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corp. Type: PDP-8/L Year: 1969 Technology: TTL-IC magnetic core memory 4096 Words * 12Bit Price: about DM 50.000.-

Because many user planned an expansion of their minicomputer as it was possible with the 8/I, DEC built a small, a "light version" of the 8/I. It is a desk top cabinet, which contains the whole CPU with 4K of memory and a serial line. Memory can be expanded to a maximum of 8K, but this uses another cabinet of the same size. The picture shows on the left the opened PDP-8/L: on top the wire-wrap- field, which interconnects the modules, right a magazin with fan-fold- papertapes which contain the standard software distribution and right in front the 'small computer handbook' which helped to understand the computer and its programming thorougly. In front two single papertapes.

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