This historic machine and its companion, the Intellec-4, which employed the Intel 4004 CPU, were the first American microcomputers ever to be sold and pre-date the Altair 8800 by almost two years.
The Intellec Microcomputer Development Systems (MDS) were complete computers intended for the development of Intel icrocomputer based products. They included a main unit with CPU, RAM, ROM, I/O and interrupt circuitry, as well as all
Optional EPROM programmer and In-Circuit Emulator (ICE) allowed real-time emulation and diagnostics
The Intel company offered the Intellec systems as a developement system
Right beside the frontpanel, there are two Textool sockets, where
1702 EPROMS (256 Bytes, programming voltage 48V at the data inputs)
can be programmed.
Our model no. is 884 with a serial no. of 00139
Kindly Donated by Callum Wilson.
With thanks to http://www.dvq.com/oldcomp/micros.htm for the original photograph without the cover.
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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3366. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.