DescriptionThis was a hobbyist personal computer that called itself a "mini- computer." The instruction manual is duplicated, not printed, and all in upper case.. Handwritten on card taped to system unit chassis: "SMALL COMPUTER
MODEL: 1974 SCELBI 8H
Central Processing Unit (CPU): INTEL 8008
The 1st 8 bit microprocessor (1971)
10-20 Microsecond Average Instruction Time (AIT)
Memory: 4,286 Bytes Random Access Memory (RAM)
256 Bits Per Chip
Console toggle switch entry, single step, LED Light Display
Power Supply Separate"
. Object is an early hobbyist system in several separate aluminum chassis boxes connected by a tangle of cables, including:. System unit, with 8 printed circuit boards mounted vertically; on the front, 8 toggle switches with matching LEDs, and 4 pushbuttons.. Keyboard by "Control Research Corp., Garden Grove, CA". SCELBI ALPHA-NUMERIC DISPLAY box. SCELBI AUDIO TAPE INTERFACE box. SCELBI KEYBOARD INTERFACE box. Weight is of entire object, dimensions are of entire object as shelved.
ManufacturerSCELBI Computer Consulting- Inc.
|Other number||0379 on end of keyboard|
|Serial number||2100+2101-0004||Label on Alpha Numeric Display unit|
|Serial number||2105-005||Label on Keyboard interface unit|
|Serial number||3100-009 label on system unit|
|Serial number||4100-0026 label on system unit|