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DREAM 6800, a DIY hobby computer from 1979.
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Author:  B.Bibby [ Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:31 pm ]
Post subject:  DREAM 6800, a DIY hobby computer from 1979.

The DREAM 6800 was a build-it-yourself Australian computer using a 4MHz Motorola MC6800 CPU, and was published in Electronics Australia magazine over four months in 1979. Estimated build cost at that time was about A$100?

http://messui.polygonal-moogle.com/comp/d6800.pdf

1K ROM, Load and Save via a domestic tape recorder, 1K RAM that included a memory mapped 64x32 block matrix display for output to a domestic B/W TV using an external RF modulator.

http://www.mjbauer.biz/DREAM6800.htm

The 1K ROM held CHIPOS operating system, a hex monitor and CHIP-8 language interpreter, a “high-level language” for writing video games.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CHIP-8

Author:  joanlluch [ Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: DREAM 6800, a DIY hobby computer from 1979.

Thanks for sharing. These old articles are certainly good sources of inspiration !

Author:  BigEd [ Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:21 am ]
Post subject:  Re: DREAM 6800, a DIY hobby computer from 1979.

Very interesting! (Reposted over on the retrocomputing forum)

Author:  GaBuZoMeu [ Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: DREAM 6800, a DIY hobby computer from 1979.

Isn't it amazing what these people had built back then?

I love that. Thanks for sharing!

& Happy Christmas to you.


Arne

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