The Invention Piece 02 is a very exclusive design, including an extraordinary component released in November 15th, 1971, opening at its time a new era in integrated electronics for the next decades : the Intel™ 4004. This rare iconic part is one of the most collectible and desirable component on the planet, and is presented in perfect shape and condition, in an absolutely unique working Time Masterpiece.
The Intel™ 4004 not only changed the way of computing, but also changed the whole computing industry.
4 numeroted pieces, in white edition:
Local time displayed on the first line,
Current date and geographic position (latitude, longitude altitude) successively displayed on the second line,
Time, date and position automatically adjusted by onboard GPS receiver to provide absolute accuracy,
Core electronics designed with rare Intel™ highly collectible white ceramic memories and companion chips,
Genuine Intel™ White ceramic 4004 microprocessor, in perfect condition and shape,
87'771 precious instructions executed per second,
Certificate of authenticity for the white ceramic Intel™ 4004 inside the artwork, with high definition pictures, detailed timing diagrams and waveforms.
Intel™ 4004 program memory components, neon bulbs, glass displays from ultra reliable russian technology,
Size: 610mm (L), 550mm (H), 50mm (D),
Weight: 33.1 lbs / 15.0 kg.
Worldwide international guarantee of 10 years.
About the engineering artist
After 15 years in the industry, passionate about electronic design and horology, Frédéric invents and develops a new aesthetic concept in contemporary art, combining Art and Sciences, vintage and modernity, technologies of today and yesterday. His artworks reinterpret the passing time. Second after second, progressive and random illuminations of orange light, animated digits and sparkling effects, create several visual rhythms marking the unique signature of his collections.