Busicom 141-PF Printing Calculator Engineering Prototype, 1971

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Date Introduced
1971
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
BUSICOM (Business Computer Corporation)
Credit Line
Gift of Federico Faggin
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X1320.97

This engineering prototype was the successful test bed for the first commercial application of the Intel 4004 microprocessor. The prototype, shown with all four members of the MCS-4 family visible, was presented to Intel project leader Federico Faggin by Busicom president Yoshio Kojima.