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Sord
M 170

The M-170 computer was originaly sold as a home computer but, as it was a very reliable system, many companies used it as a small business system. It was derived from the M-100, M-110 home systems.

Basic version was supplied with a Hitachi monitor, an external power supply unit and a cassette recorder (the M-170 could manage two tape recorders simultaneously). There was no programming langage built in the computer, only a monitor including 19 commands. One of them allowed the user to load the Sord BASIC interpreter.

The ACE version used from one to three 5.25" - 143 KB floppy drives units with a more advanced BASIC interpreter, and a graphic display card. A FORTRAN compiler was also available.

We need more info about this console ! If you designed, used, or have more info about this system, please send us pictures or anything you might find useful.

 

If it went in the skip at school, I took it despite being told not to. I still save computers and electronics from skips today. I would have taken all the machines and stashed them away salfly so I could take them home at a later date

          
Monday 8th August 2011
EPROM 9 (England)

Where is the landfill?

Such is the lot of 99% of computers ever made.

Even the awesome ones.

          
Saturday 25th October 2003
Tim Mackay (Australia)
The Adventurers

this machine looks suspiciously like something that was among a whole stack of vintage machines my high school had... and then unceremoniously dumped in a skip one day to be taken for landfill! shame on them! no protest or suggestion of sale to museum could stop it.. fools

          
Friday 5th April 2002
Mark P (bangor, uk)

 

NAME  M 170
MANUFACTURER  Sord
ORIGIN  Japan
YEAR  May 1978
END OF PRODUCTION  Unknown
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES  ROM monitor
CONTROLLERS  Full-stroke keyboard. 56 keys + 18 function and numeric keypad
CPU  Z80
SPEED  2 MHz (a few cranked it up to 4)
RAM  16 KB or 32 KB (Model B)
ROM  4 KB (Monitor program)
TEXT MODES  64 chars. x 24 lines.
GRAPHIC MODES  ACE version: 320 x 256 monochrome or 160 x 256
COLORS  8 colours
SOUND  Two octaves tone generator
SIZE / WEIGHT  unknown
I/O PORTS  S-100 bus, Parallel I/O, Serial (300 to 9600 baud), A/D converter, 2 x tape recorder, color or B/W monitor
NUMBER OF GAMES  ACEDOS
POWER SUPPLY  External power supply unit 5V/4A, 12V/0.5A (or built in the ACE extension)
PERIPHERALS  2 x tape recorders - 1 to 3 x 5''1/4 disk-drives
PRICE  Basic version: 1500




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