Intel 8008 - The World's First 8-bit Microprocessor
About this Artwork
This artwork is a mixed media display celebrating the Intel 8008. Work on the 8008, originally named the 1201, first started at Intel as early as 1969, however it was not brought to market until April of 1972. This artwork includes 3 major items. It has a large image of an Intel 8080 chip. On the back is a narrative describing the artwork and the 8008, and the artist’s signature. Also, included is an Intel 8008 chip in a 16 lead DIP (Dual Inline Package) package. The new-old-stock, fully functional chip is mounted with threads and is surrounded by an enlarged diagram of the chip with the electrical signal designations for each of its leads.
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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