Artifact Details

Title

KIM-1

Catalog Number

X365.84

Type

Physical object

Date

1976

Manufacturer

MOS Technology, Inc.; Commodore

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number KIM-1
Serial number 12829

Dimensions

3/4 x 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.

Description

1 rubber foot missing. Store in anti-static bag. The KIM 1 Microcomputer Module, a single board computer introduced in 1976, led directly to the Commodore PET 2001. Single board computers such as the KIM-1 eliminated the problems of constructing and debugging microcomputer systems that were associated with the early 'do-it- yourself' kit microcomputers. Word length: 8 bits. CPU Circuitry: Mos 6502. Primary memory: ROM-2K, RAM-128 bytes.

Category

Digital computer: desktop

Subject

Homebrew; Commodore Business Machines, Inc.; Peddle, Chuck

Credit

Gift of Commodore Business Machines, Inc.

Lot Number

X365.84