Intel 8008 Microprocessor

Intel 8008 Microprocessor

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Intel's 8008 8 bit microprocessor was the first 8 bit microprocessor. AKA 1201. Marked on top: "i / D8008-1 / I33370057", on back: "Barbados / G / 8330 CG". The 8008 has 3,500 transistors, 200 KHz clock speed, introduced in April 1972. Designers were Ted Hoff, Federico Faggin, Stan Mazor and Hal Feeney. Typical uses: Dumb terminals, general calculators, bottling machines, data/character manipulation.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Microprocessor
integrated circuit
Date made
1972
date made
April 1972
purchasing agent/middleman
Jones, Jean C.
maker
Intel Corporation
location of prior holder
United States: California
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 7/8 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.2225 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
1984.0124.02
accession number
1984.0124
catalog number
1984.0124.02
maker number
8008
Credit Line
from INTEL Corporation
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