The movie Jurassic Park would not be filmed for another 23 years but Intel was still a small company in 1970 walking among the dinosaurs of technology. Known as the BUNCH, these companies had near total control of the large computer market. Intel had little choice but to make a memory board for UNIVAC. Their first board product was added to the company’s 1970 price list.
This board pictured above is Intel’s first board product from 1970. It is a memory board for the UNIVAC! Intel Memory expansion board for UNIVAC mainframes. The company’s first board product.
It contains four channels through 4 long 3M made ribbon cables. After nearly 50 years these ribbon cables feel as new as they day they were made.