PDP-5 & PDP-8s on display

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Tue Feb 17 04:47:55 CST 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 08:02:26AM +0100, E. Groenenberg wrote:
> Googleing for something else, I came across the museum of the Dutch
> 'Hoogovens' steel melting & manufacturing plant (now called Tata steel).
> Apparently they have a PDP-5, a PDP-8s, a PDP-8e and a PDP-11/34 in their
> collection & display. Pictures can be seen at
> http://www.hoogovensmuseum.nl/collecties/computermuseum/
> text is only in Dutch.
> Apparently the PDP-5 was the first process-computer in the Netherlands
> at that time (1965) and was used in the oxysteel division to analyse the
> steel for quality & contamination using spectral analysis.

Nice to see another -5 and -8/s that has survived :)

Can't be much more than five PDP-5 systems left.


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