Sun-1 workstation

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Date Introduced
1982
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 22 in x 17 in x 17 in
Manufacturer
Sun Microsystems
Credit Line
Gift of CalTech
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Bechtolsheim, Andy; Workstations
Object ID
102621976
Speed
10 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
256K
Memory Width
16-bit
Cost
$8,900

The Sun-1 featured a 16-bit 10 Mhz Motorola 68000 CPU, custom memory management, high-resolution graphics and Ethernet networking. Sun produced fewer than 200 Sun-1 workstations before switching to the 68010 processor, which supported virtual memory.