Chip - Intel 1702 EPROM chip (circa 1969)
The Intel 1702 is Intel's first EPROM. (EPROM = "Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory"). EPROMs are used to store programs or data in a computer even when the power is turned off. These were used in some of the earliest computers that used the Intel 4004, 8080 and 8088 CPU's.
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