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'1st Prototype' Apple-1 - number 1 in the Registry

1 pictures published.

Version

Hand wired

Handwritten number, stamp, label

no number on the back

Location

unknown

Verification

Might no longer exist.

Website(s)

Picure
Article and Pictures


Description

It is the first prototype hand wired by Steve Wozniak.Steve used point to point soldered wiring rather than wire wrap because it was easier to follow the wiring once built up.
The prototype is shown in an early video by Steve Wozniak himself (Video section of this page). In an interview Woz talked about th upper board you can see in pictures. There are 4 white 2 KB EPROMs and that's how he developed BASIC and other routines of the Apple-1


History

At one time in Apple Computer's History display - Woz indicates that the current location is unknown. It is possible that a second unit was built - Woz's memory is hazy about number he made.An early Apple employee mentioned that there was a fire in Woz's garage at one point, and it may have been destroyed.


Auctioned

no auction


Components

A hand wired prototype of the Apple-1. Only one transformer and Sprague Atom capacitors.Everything else is what you can find in the production run units.


Video

Youtube video with the prototype

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Last update

Nov 16, 2020


Change log (since March 20, 2018)

Mar 23, 2018: Website(s)
Mar 24, 2018: Description
Apr 02, 2018: Description
Nov 16, 2020: History, 1 picture(s) added, components added
Nov 16, 2020: Components


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