Fairchild Semiconductor

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The Fairchild Semiconductor is a company based in San Jose, California that was founded in 1957 and again in 1997 as a "spin-off" (after it was sold and moved to an independent company). They are most notable in the gaming industry for their contributions of making the first ROM cartridge video game system, the Fairchild Channel F and all associated products (games and peripherals).


Fairchild Semiconductor
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Basic Information
Business Type
Semiconductor
Defunct
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Founder
Arthur Fairchild
Parent company
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Product(s)
Video games, Integrated circuits, Signal processors, Motor controllers and Field-effect transistors