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Dennis Richie (standing) and Ken Thompson in front of a significant
PDP-11 system. The equipment racks (left to right) are :-
The first rack, which is almost completely obscured by Ken, contains
a TU10 tape drive.
RF11 disk controller. There is a status display panel at the top.
RK03 disk drives
TU56 DECtape with spools of tape
Additional TU56 DECtape.
paper tape reader/punch. There is glimpse of a
PDP11/45 (hidden by the
second ASR33) under the punch.
It's not one of the earliest, since you can see the /20 on the decal. According
to Dennis, it's probably the second 11/20 at the labs and contains a KS-11
memory expansion unit (see
Odd Comments and Strange Doings in Unix)
VT01A display (Tektronics 611 storage display) and 4x4 button box
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