This section is dedicated to the first generation of 6502-based microcomputers and
trainers, such as the MOS KIM-1 and Rockwell AIM-65. Modern trainers and
simple computers built in the same spirit can also be found here.
Acorn Microcomputer (Acorn System 1)
Mike Cowlishaw's Acorn Pages -
These pages contain history, firmware, documentation, and many excellent
pictures of a lesser-known European 6502 kit computer.
MOS Technology KIM-1
What is the KIM-1? -
The answer to this question can be found in this technical document from Ruud
Build Your Own KIM-1 -
After you know what a KIM-1 is, Ruud shows you how to make your own modern
KIM-1 replica, complete with schematics and source code.
Erik's KIM-1 Page -
Erik Van den Broeck's page offers excellent HTML versions of all of the
original KIM-1 manuals for reading online. The (almost) entire text of the
First Book of KIM and MICROCHESS by Peter Jennings are also available here.
Rich's Classic Computing Entry Page -
Rich Cini has the KIM-1 schematics, Hardware Manual, User's Guide, Hints
Guide, User's Notes, and Monitor ROM source code online. His documents
page also includes scans of many Rockwell AIM-65 documents.
MOS Technology developed this high-quality floating point math package for the
KIM-1. Charles R. Bond has provided it, complete with documentation, on this page.
Paul R. Santa-Maria submitted MATHPAC, an extension to KIMATH.
This ZIP file contains the original article in PDF and a plain
KIM-1 Enthusiasts Page -
Vern Graner has put together this resource for KIM-1 users with documents,
programs, and a photo gallery.
Cameron Kaiser has written a KIM-1 emulator that runs on the Commodore 64.
vKIM ("Virtual KIM") -
Eugene Dorr has written a KIM-1 emulator for the Palm. It is complete enough
to run many programs from "The First Book of KIM" and its source code is
available under the GNU Public License.
The Synertek SYM-1 Resources
section contains manuals and binaries for the SYM-1, including its monitor,
RAE, the BASIC interpreter, and more.
Tangerine Microtan 65
The Microtan65 Page -
Fabrice Frances has a site dedicated to the Tanbert Microtan65, a
lesser-known early 6502 computer. Fabrice also hosts
Geoff's Microtan65 Page -
Geoff Macdonald has a Microtan65 page with an emulator, Microtan software, and
David's Microtan65 Emulator -
David Brown offers an impressive emulator for Windows that
comes bundled with several Microtan programs.