PDP-8 [1965]

The PDP-8 was a 12-bit mini-computer produced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and was introduced in 1965.

It was the worlds first commercially successful mini-computer with over 50,000 being sold and its low cost and high volume meant it was available to many new customers for many different uses.

The PDP-8 was used for industrial control, controlling experiments, running businesses…

  • January 12, 2019