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Manufacturer:
Philco Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Silicon
Gold
Epoxy
Plastic
Ink
Dimensions:
Overall (Larger case): 5.7 × 5.1 × 2.2cm (2 1/4 × 2 × 7/8 in.)
Overall (Smaller case): 3.5 × 2.9 × 1cm (1 3/8 × 1 1/8 × 3/8 in.)
Overall (Rectangular circuits): 1.9 × 0.6 × 0.2cm (3/4 × 1/4 × 1/16 in.)
Overall (Larger circuit): 2.9 × 2.5 × 0.2cm (1 1/8 × 1 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Electronics
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This is a pre-production silicon integrated circuit of the type used in the Apollo Guidance "Block II" computers, installed on the Apoll Command and Lunar Modules. The circuits were designed by the Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation of Mountain View, California, and manufactured by Phbilco, at their Landsdale, Pennsylvania plant. Each computer used several thousand of these chips.
Credit Line:
Gift of David Chester
Inventory Number:
A20170004000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20170004000