Artifact Details

Title

NEC PC-8001 Personal Computer CPU and Keyboard

Catalog Number

X446.84B

Type

Physical object

Date

1979

Manufacturer

NEC Corporation

Place Manufactured

Japan

Identifying Numbers

Model number 8001
Other number JC-1202DH, 7201309 On monitor
Other number M8012048 on I/O Unit
Serial number 2061958

Description

English and Japanese characters on keyboard. Reportedly, this is the "Japanese" version of this computer and the "American" version is designated the PC-8001A.

Category

Digital computer: desktop

Credit

Gift of William H. Gates

Lot Number

X446.84