Software, Extended BASIC for the Altair 8800 Microcomputer


This black coil of oiled punched paper tape has the code for the BASIC programming language for the Altair 8800 microcomputer. It was received with a plastic bag and the paper envelope in which it was delivered. The dimensions listed do not include the bag and envelope.

The software was used at the Naval Research Laboratory. It is an an early product of the firm now known as Microsoft.

Date Made: 1977

Maker: Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Mexico, Albuquerque

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines


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Credit Line: Transfer from Naval Research Laboratories

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3016.01Catalog Number: 2013.3016.01Nonaccession Number: 2013.3016

Object Name: software

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.5 cm x 8.4 cm x 8.4 cm; 31/32 in x 3 5/16 in x 3 5/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1438948

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