Chip - RCA 1802 Microprocessor chip (1974)

The 1802 was RCA's first single chip CPU and was a peer to the Intel 8080. The 1802 was used in the COSMAC microcomputer kit and a space hardened versions were the brains for the Voyager, Viking, and Galileo Spacecraft. It had sixteen 16-bit registers, which could be accessed as thirty-two 8 bit registers.

Information and Photo Courtesy of Steve Emery

See Also:

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 4004) (1969)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 8008) (1972)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 8088) (1981)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 80386) (1985)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 80586) (1993)

Microprocessor Chip (Rockwell R6511)

Microprocessor Mainframe CPU

Microprocessor History

Microprocessor Table: Intel

Microprocessor: Mainframe

 


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