Mark-8

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Date Introduced
1974
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 12 in.
Manufacturer
Newsom, Harley
Credit Line
Gift of Harley Newsom
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Homebrew
Object ID
102633567
Speed
5 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
1K
Memory Width
8-bit
Cost
$450

This “Do-It-Yourself” kit using the Intel 8008 microprocessor was the cover feature of Radio-Electronics in July 1974 – six months before the Altair 8800 was in Popular Electronics. You could get plans for $5, or blank circuit boards for $50.