MOS KIM1 was the
worlds first fully assembled computer. It was a fairly popular KIT computer that
MOS technologies released in 1975 for just US$245 as a 'Computer Trainer'.
Commodore bought MOS in 1976 for US$800,000 and renamed it to Commodore
Semiconductor Group (CSG). CSG continued to make the KIM-1 until about
The information and
schematic below are
Richard Cini's excellent site. They were reproduced October 14,
2002 with permission granted in July of 2002. Thanx again Richard!
HERE for the KIM-1 Schematic
Click HERE for the KIM-1 HINTS / TIPS manual
Click HERE for the KIM-1 HARDWARE manual
Click HERE for the KIM-1 USERS GUIDE
Click HERE for the KIM-1 Source Code