The Intel 4001 - The 4004's Program Store - ROM


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About this Artwork

This artwork is a mixed media display celebrating the Intel 4001. The Intel 4004 was a Harvard architecture microprocessor with separate program and data address spaces. The program data for the 4004 was held in the Intel 4001 ROM (Read Only Memory). The 4001 had 2048 bits of memory. It was organized as 256 8-bit words. The 4004 could address 16 4001s at a time, for a total of 32K-bits of ROM. The 4004 also supported two banks of 4001s, doubling the ROM. In addition to its storage functions, the 4001 had control logic to provide communications for the 4004 with other peripheral devices through 4 I/O  lines. 

This artwork includes 3 major items. It has a large image of an Intel 4001 chip. On the back are the artist’s signature and a narrative describing the artwork and the 4001. The artwork includes an Intel 4001 chip.


    The artwork is framed in an 11"x14" black shadow box frame, with glass. All framing materials are acid-free. A narrative about the artwork that includes the artist’s signature is placed on the back of the artwork.

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