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IMSAI 8080

Type:8-bit hobbyist computer
CPU:Intel 8080A @ 2 MHz
Operating system:Optional CP/M, IMDOS, Basic and Fortran
Memory:ROM: ? KB
RAM: 256 bytes/4 KB SRAM
(Expandable with 16, 32 or 64 KB DRAM)
Graphics:LED indicators. Anything else is optional
Storage:Optional tape recorder
Optional 5 1/4" and 8" floppies
Optional 5 MB HDD
Input:Binary switching
Optional keyboard
I/O ports:Optional
Power consumption:
Dimensions (W*H*D):? mm (?")
Weight:? Kg (? lbs)
Manufactured:USA, 1975-1978 (Discontinued)
Other:New price 1976 in Sweden: 3845:- SEK for a basic kit consisting
of a CPU card, chassie with enclosure and power supply
A measly 4K SRAM memory bank lifted another 840:- SEK from the wallet!
22*S-100 expansion slots.
This computer also starred in the 1983 thriller "Wargames" and the 2007 criminal
drama "Before the devil knows you're dead".
Related documents:CPU: Intel 8080A (579 KB)
Notable "ham" software: