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Robotron
KC 87

The KC87 is the successor of the KC85/1. The main difference between the two systems is the built-in BASIC interpreter. Thus it was software and hardware compatible to its predecessor.

This model existed in two different versions: KC87.30 and KC87.31. Latter had the RGB option already included.

Text and info kindly provided by Stefan Goehler.


 

This computer is an East-German product (GDR)

          
Friday 13rd June 2008
Werner-Thomas Niemann (Germany)

 

NAME  KC 87
MANUFACTURER  Robotron
TYPE  Home Computer
ORIGIN  Germany
YEAR  1986
END OF PRODUCTION  around 1990
BUILT IN LANGUAGE  KC 87 OS, BASIC
KEYBOARD  Built into Unit, QWERTZ-Layout, 65 keys
VERY hard to write with
CPU  U880 D (Z80 clone)
SPEED  1,75 Mhz
RAM  17 KB (useable: 16), expandable to 64 KB max.
VRAM  2 KB
ROM  16 KB (4 KB OS, 10 KB BASIC, 2 KB character map)
TEXT MODES  40x24 characters (switchable to 40x20)
GRAPHIC MODES  Graphics only possible with 128 pre-defined graphic and 96 text symbols in text mode (8x8 pixels size)
COLORS  B/W, color module available as an option (then 8 foreground and 8 background colors)
SOUND  Integrated beeper. Mono sound module with 8 volumes and 6 octaves available as an option
SIZE / WEIGHT  400x300x85 mm / 4,1 Kg
I/O PORTS  B/W TV output through HF-modulator, DIN connector for cassette drive, DIN connector for special tasks (I/O), 2 connectors for 2 Joysticks, 4 x module slots (K1520-Bus)
After RGB-Upgrade: 1 connector for 2 Joysticks, 1 connector for RGB color output
OS  KC 87 OS
POWER SUPPLY  ca. 25 W
PERIPHERALS  Colour addon, Sound module, Basic on ROM, 16 KB RAM modules, 10 KB module with room for self-programmed ROM’s, ADC module, DAC module
PRICE  KC 87.30: 3000 Marks (1986), 960 Marks (1989)
KC 87.31: 1300 Marks (1989)




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