Operators Console from PDP 10 (system 1050) mainframe computer, made by Digital Equipment Company Limited, Massachusetts, United States, 1966-1970.
Many PDP 10 computers were connected to the ARPANET, the first computer network to use packet switching to transfer information quickly and securely between different computers. The ARPANET was a precursor to the internet. The first email was sent using two PDP 10 computers located side by side in an office in California. The UK was connected to the ARPANET from 1973 via a node at University College London. This PDP 10 computer was operational at the University of Hertfordshire from 1970 until 1978.
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