Intel Museum – The Intel 4004

The intel 4004 celebrates its 40th birthday today.

In 1969, Nippon Calculating Machine Corporation requested that Intel design 12 custom chips for its new Busicom 141-PF printing calculator. Instead of creating a dozen custom chips specifically for the calculator, Intel’s engineers proposed a new design: a family of just four chips, including one that could be programmed for use in a variety of products.

Intel Museum – The Intel 4004.

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  1. Thanks for sharing this link it will be useful for me to understand the early computers!