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National Semiconductor

National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, - A major semiconductor manufacturer that provides system-level products for telecommunications, desktop computers, automobiles, consumer products and the military.

Founded in 1959 in Danbury, CT, National Semiconductor was in the forefront of the first transistors and integrated circuits. Over the years, it has become known for its analog and mixed mode signaling devices. In 1987, it acquired Fairchild Semiconductor, which it sold in 1997, the same year it purchased and integrated Cyrix Corporation.

Timeline for National Semiconductor :

Date Event
1977 The MK14 was introduced by Science of Cambridge
Mar 1981 News Article : High-speed Pet printer
Jun 1981 News Article : Speakeasy S-100 card
Dec 1981 News Article : Time for bus systems
Aug 1982 News Article : 32-bit micros set to invade industry
20 Sep 1984 Acorn Launch the ABC Micro

Hardware Products

Novus 4510 Mathematician

Novus 4510 Mathematician
The Novus 4510 Mathematician calculator has an eight-digit red LED display and is powered by a 9-volt battery.

Manufacturer : National Semiconductor
Type : Calculator

SC/MP Development System

SC/MP Development System
This is a National Semiconductor Simple Cost Effective Microprocessor System (SC/MP).

Manufacturer : National Semiconductor
Type : Computer

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