Introduction of DEC PDP-9

August 1966
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.





Introduction of DEC PDP-9

Click on the Images
For Detail


Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum