Digital Micro PDP-11/23

The PDP-11 was Digital's successor to the hugely successful PDP-8. The PDP-11 was a 16 bit machine and was launched in 1970.
Our machine is the Micro PDP-11/23 which offered "Minicomputer performance and software in a micro-sized package", but actually the machine was still quite a lump!
The Micro PDP-11/23 had a winchester hard disk and two RX50K floppy drives.
Amazingly the PDP-11 series was still in product right up until 1990, the lst version being the MicroPDP-11/94.
Hard drive currently +disconnected - belived faulty 


Manufacturer: DEC
Date: 1970

Digital Micro PDP-11/23 Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Mentec - RSTS/E RMS-11: An introduction Mentec 0000
LSI - 11 Maintenance Card Digital 0000
Digital Processor Handbook PDP-11/45 Digital 1973
The Mini Book - CMC 5 Engineers Handbook Digital Equiptment Limited April 1973
DEC - BASIC-11 Language Reference Manual Digital Equipment Corporation February 1975
Systime RSTS/E Pocket Guide Systime 1976
Digital RT-11 Pocket Guide Digital 1977
PDP-11 DEC Datasystem 1981
Mentec - BASIC-PLUS Language Manual Mentec December 1981
Digital DEC Professional 300 Series Manual volume 5 Digital December 1982
Digital DEC Professional 300 Series Manual volume 1 Digital January 1983
Mentec - RSTS/E RMS~11 User's Guide Mentec March 1983
Mentec - RSTS/E RMS-11 Utilities Mentec March 1983
Mentec - PDP-11 Macro-11 Language Reference Manual Mentec / Digital Equipment Corporation May 1988
Mentec - RSTS/E Maintenance Notebook Mentec August 1990
Mentec - RSTS/E Documentation Directory Mentec September 1992
Mentec - RSTS/E Quick Reference Guide Mentec September 1992
Mentec - RSTS-E System Directives Manual (Includes Update Notice No. 1) Mentec September 1992
Mentec - RSTS/E System Installation and Update Guide Mentec September 1992
Mentec - RSTS/E Version 10.1 Internals and Data Structures Manual Mentec September 1992

Magazines RELATED to Digital Micro PDP-11/23 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Datamation January 1973 Datamation January 1973
Computing 03/01/74 03-01-1974
Personal Computer World - July 1978 -Volume 1, Number 3 July 1978
Personal Computer World - September 1978 September 1978
Computer Systems June 1983 June 1983
DEC User October 1987 October 1987

Other Systems Related To Digital Micro PDP-11/23:

Item Manufacturer Date
Digital Micro PDP-11/53 DEC 1970
Digital PDP-11/03-L DEC 1970
Digital PDP-8/E DEC 1971
Vydec Exxon 1800 Series Word Processor Vydec 1982
DECpc 425SE Laptop DEC 1994

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH177. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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