Artifact Details

Title

Prototype circuit board mounted in shadow box

Catalog Number

102716797

Type

Physical object

Date

1966

Dimensions

overall: 2 1/2 in x 27 in x 15 1/4 in

Description

The object is a wooden shadow box with a glass front that contains a display relating to the "1966 Large Scale Integration Experiment." A plaque attached to the box reads "MINT LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION EXPERIMENT 1966." The display includes a printed circuit board on which is mounted nine chips. E-mail documentation (David Laws to Karen Kroslowitz with copies to William Harnack, Dag Spicer, and Rosemary Remacle, dated 8 Jun 2009) describe the display as follows: "The '1966 Large Scale Integration Experiment' is a large PC board with nine TI Gate Arrays mounted on it" [followed by additional detail].

Category

Component/circuit board

Credit

Gift of Joseph C. Logue

Lot Number

X5351.2009