Intel 1103 1K Bit pMOS Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM)

Intel 1103 1K Bit pMOS Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM)

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Description (Brief)
Intel 1103 1K Bit pMOS Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) chip. Marked on top: "i / D1103 / I3261100", on bottom: "i Philippines / B / 7928". Refreshing all 1024 bits is accomplished in 32 read cycles and is required every two milliseconds - a one-transistor DRAM. This is the chip that replaced hand-wound ferrite core memories. The first commercially available computer using the 1103 was the HP 9800 series.
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Object Name
integrated circuit
Other Terms
Ram; Solid State Devices
date made
October 1970
Intel Corporation
location of prior holder
United States: California
overall: 3/8 in x 15/16 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.38125 cm x.9525 cm
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Credit Line
from INTEL Corporation
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National Museum of American History
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