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Altair 8800b Central Processing Unit (cpu)

Altair 8800b Central Processing Unit (cpu)

Manufacturer / Maker: MITS Inc.

Department: History
Date: 1977
Medium: metal and plastic
Dimensions:
7 x 17 x 17 in. (17.8 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm)
Classification: Tools and Equipment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Steven J. Lambert
Object number: PC1986.3.1.A
DescriptionAn Altair 8800b Central Processing Unit by MITS. MITS was the company started in 1969 by Ed Roberts in Albuquerque. He teamed up with Bill Gates and Paul Allen, who provided software and game programs for the Altair, and created Microsoft.
On view