EDUC-8 kit computer

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Date Introduced
1974
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Whitehouse, John
Credit Line
Courtesy of John Whitehouse
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
Australia
Keywords
Homebrew; Education
Object ID
102626766
Speed
500 KHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
256 bytes
Memory Width
8-bit

Kit computers were popular with hobbyists who could solder. Electronics Australia magazine published 13 articles starting in 1974 describing how to build an EDUC-8 with 256 bytes of memory, no microprocessor and a central processing unit built out of transistor-transistor logic (TTL) integrated circuits.