PDP-11/20 vd one that just says pdp 11 what are the date differences?? OEM?
pbirkel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 02:54:01 CST 2016
I wonder how long it took them to "figure it out"? I seems that the
family-plan dates to April 1969.
June 1970 seems to be generally quoted as the introduction date for the
PDP-11/20. And then June 1972 for the 11/10.
My PDP-11 is labeled as "S-386" and dated 9/23/70, which I guess makes it
fairly early in the production run (but I do wonder what the initial
manufacturing rate was given the relative riskiness of this new
architecture). Anyone have S# and dates for "plain 11" vs. 11/20-marked for
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Subject: Re: PDP-11/20 vd one that just says pdp 11 what are the date
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 03:25:36AM -0500, Paul Birkel wrote:
> Which has always struck me as a bit odd, since the PDP-11 family was
> designed to be just that, a family. So you'd think that "marketing"
> would have kept that in mind when designing the first front panel label
Indeed, and it's just something I've "heard" so there might actually be
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