MCS Alpha 1
The ALPHA-1, made by Berliner Unternehmens MCS (“Micronic Computer Systeme GmbH”) is an early computer, produced in 1977. The design is influenced heavily by the KIM-1 with many improvements and enhancements.
It is ready to run, has a KIM-1 compatible cassette file format. The system exist of an external CPU board and a cased display/keyboard I/O system.
Documents in PDF format:
– Article in Radio Bulletin, August 1979, written by me
– User guide Band 1 and Band 2 (scanned by me)
– Alpha Handbuch Okt 1977 (different scan, missing 6532 appendix
– Mona 2 listing
– Mona 2 in hex format
– Von Alpha bis Omega MCS Alpha 65, CHIP 1978
Other MCS products around the MCS-bus
– MCS Basic V2.0
– M622 CPU card
– M628 I/O card
– M628 sockets
– M639 Floppy interface
– M677 Floppy interface
– FDOS V2.0 Floppy disk system
– M660 SBC 6502 card with MONA 4 ROM listing
– M6660 Connectors
– Mona 4 in hex format
– DRDIS V4 in hex format
– Loader V41 in hex format
– M687 A/D converter
– M688 D/A converter
– M707 32 K DRAM
– M764 6522 I/O card
The late Andrew Jacobs set up a web site with relevant 6502 information. It is lost now. This site is reproduced here...
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