MCS Alpha 1

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.

mcs alpha 1

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

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

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