8008 Homebrew Microcomputer

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Date Introduced
1974-10-31
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 10 1/2 in x 19 in x 10 in
Manufacturer
Roberts, Steven K.
Credit Line
Gift of Steven K. Roberts
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Homebrew
Object ID
102711699
Speed
2 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Width
8-bit

Many hobbyists used the newly introduced microprocessor to create their own personal computers. Steve Roberts’ microcomputer used the Intel 8008 chip. Roberts was known later for BEHEMOTH, a bicycle that was a portable computing platform.