Nintendo 64 games console, 1996-2003

Made:
1996-2003 in Japan
maker:
Nintendo Company Limited

Nintendo 64 games console, manufactured by the Nintendo Company Limited, Japan, 1996-2003. Model number NUS-001. Serial number NUP14514244

Nintendo 64 games console, manufactured by the Nintendo Company Limited, Japan, 1996-2003.

The Nintendo 64, often called the N64, was a video games console released by Nintendo in 1996. The '64' in the name referred to its 64-bit central processing unit. It was marketed as the world's first 64-bit games console, although Atari claimed that their 'Jaguar' console was the first 64-bit console. The N64 was named Time Magazine's 'Machine of the Year' in 1996.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2009-5047/1
Materials:
electronic components and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 70 mm x 260 mm x 180 mm, .96 kg
type:
games console
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford