Introduction of DEC PDP-9
Introduction of DEC PDP-9 18-bits minicomputer
Introduced in 1966, the PDP-9 was a 18 bit minicomputer built by Digital (DEC). The machine was a successor to the PDP-7 minicomputer, which it was upwardly compatible with and had roughly double the performance of the earlier machine. The machine could address up to 32KW of core memory.
The PDP-9 was one of the first small/medium sized computers to feature a keyboard/monitor system (a rudimentary for of operating system) which ran on the DECtape storage system.
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