IMSAI 8080

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Date Introduced
1975
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
7 x 17 x 19 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
IMSAI Computer Division (Fischer-Freitas Corporation)
Credit Line
Gift of the University of California, Davis
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Business; Homebrew
Object ID
102630957
Speed
2 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
4K
Memory Width
8-bit
Cost
$599 (kit), $931 (assembled)

The IMSAI 8080, closely modeled on the Altair 8800, may be the first microcomputer “clone.” It was originally intended as a workstation in car dealerships, but that project was abandoned. It was featured in the 1983 film War Games.