PDP-11/20 vd one that just says pdp 11 what are the date differences?? OEM?
billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 06:16:24 CST 2016
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 7:14 AM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se>
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 07:07:35AM -0500, william degnan wrote:
> > I have an original 1969 PDP 11 brochure. In it there are two PDP 11
> > configurations to choose from; the 10 and the 20. For me at least this
> > throws into question the whole "...the 10 first came out with the 5
> > in1972..." story everyone repeats over and over, unless one must have a
> > "10" printed on the console in order to accept a computer model's
> > existence. DEC must not have sold many original 10 models, and/or
> > who has a 10 does not realize that's what they have. But, facts are
> > and the brochure and price guide I have is what it is. Hoping some here
> > will check for themselves and consider it misleading at least to simply
> > call the original PDP-11 a "pdp 11/20 without the nameplate". In short,
> > the original bare-bones pdp11 was the pdp-11 10, the fully-equipped
> > was the pdp-11 20.
> I will definitely correct myself in the future. It would be interresting
> to see if anyone has a "numberless" machine with the "M11-10"
> designation printed on the back, to see if any was actually delivered
> (and I wouldn't be surprised if there was).
Here is the doc in question. Note is says 11/10 and 11/20
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