Artifact Details

Title

Sun-1

Catalog Number

X1073.91A-C

Type

Physical object

Date

1982

Manufacturer

Sun Microsystems

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number SUN-1

Dimensions

22 x 17 x 17 (HWD)

Description

This item comprises three (3) pieces: A: CPU B: Monitor C: Keyboard D: Mouse E: Mouse Pad. The first commercial product from fledgling Sun Computer Systems. This machine, based on the Motorola 68000 CPU, was tailored for UNIX and C programming. It was the first in a long line of the new computer category of 'workstation' emerging in the early 1980s.
Valley Innovation Exhibit

Category

Digital Computer: workstation

Credit

Gift of Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Lot Number

X1073.91