Category:Programmed Data Processor
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English: Programmed Data Processor (PDP) was a series of minicomputers made and marketed by the Digital Equipment Corporation from 1957 to 1990. The name 'PDP' intentionally avoided the use of the term 'computer' because, at the time of the first PDPs, computers had a reputation of being large, complicated, and expensive machines, and the venture capitalists behind Digital (especially Georges Doriot) would not support Digital's attempting to build a "computer"; the word "minicomputer" had not yet been coined. So instead, Digital used their existing line of logic modules to build a Programmable Data Processor and aimed it at a market which could not afford the larger computers.
This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.
Media in category "Programmed Data Processor"
The following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total.
- MarconPDP15-171173.agr.tiff 13.63 MB
- Dec pdp-6.lg.jpg 54 KB
- PDP-6 mod end.jpg 76 KB
- PDP-6 mod top.jpg 115 KB
- Pdp-7-oslo-2004.jpeg 346 KB
- Pdp7-oslo-2005.jpeg 266 KB
- PDP-12 VCF 2001.jpg 14 KB
- PDP-12-Update-Uppsala-CU.jpg 225 KB
- PDP-12-Update-Uppsala.jpeg 684 KB
- PDP-15 at Varesezaal.jpg 137 KB
- PDP-15 graphics terminal.agr.jpg 1.48 MB