Artifact Details

Title

Wafer

Catalog Number

102729381

Type

Physical object

Date

1973 ca.

Manufacturer

Atari

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in

Description

The object is a Home Pong circular wafer containing approximately 200 dies mounted in a square frame. Quoting 26 Feb 2010 letter from donor: "Home Pong first production wafer: The consumer Pong wafer was from the first prototype run fabricated by AMI in Sunnyvale for us. It is a 3" N-channel device and was designed by Harold Lee, Bob Brown and myself. It has been in my possession since fabrication."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/other

Credit

Gift of Al Alcorn

Lot Number

X5633.2010