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'Smithsonian' Apple-1 - number 62 in the Registry

Version

1st batch

Location

USA, Washington DC
Map
Smithsonian, Washington DC<
Currently not on display

On display

It is not on display

Verification

In a museum. According to pictures.

Condition

Working

Owner

Smithsonian

Last update

Mar 31, 2018


Website

Museum's website including pictures.


Description

This Apple-1 is working.
Wendell Sander reported on the origin of this unit in the Retro-Restore Yahoo Group: "The story I heard (and I don't recall the source) was that the Smithsonian approached Apple asking for an Apple 1. Phil Roybal (one of the early marketing people, employee # 36) knew that Homestead High School had one. Homestead is where the two Steves went to High School. He approached the school and offered to trade a fully equipped Apple II for the Apple 1 and they agreed. My understanding was that the case was built at the school."
Randy Wigginton told a friend of at K'Fest in 2013 that he is 95% sure that his brother made the enclosure at high school.
No longer on display - the computer display has been dismantled.

According to the Museums website: Associated with this object are 2015.0001.01 (the microcomputer), 2015.0001.01.1 (a cassette interface), 2015.0001.01.2 (a power supply), and 2015.0001.02 (monitor with cable).


History

According to Smithonian Museum this Apple-1 was acquired in part through a generous donation from Malon D. Mimms, Jr. as well as gifts from Paul Neely, Steven Fink, and Dorothy Lemelson.
It belongs to the National Museum of American History.


Components

White ceramic MOS MCS 6502 CPU (1576), plastic AMI S6820P PIA (7745), 8 KB plastic RAM, blue capacitors.


Equipment

Keyboard, Sanyo monitor, new power supply.


State

Very good. AMI PIA changed (date code 7745). 4 DRAM chips changed (MK4027M-3).3 74S257 changed (Chips from El Salvador date code 8114). 74166 changed (National date code 7951).74154 changed (National date code 9311).


Change log (since March 20, 2018)

Mar 23, 2018: Description. History
Mar 26, 2018: State
Mar 26, 2018: 4 picture(s) added
Mar 31, 2018: Components




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