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Robotron KC 87

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The Robotron KC 87, fully known as the Kleincomputer robotron KC 87 (KC standing for Kleincomputer, lit. "small computer"), was an 8-bit home computer released in 1987 and produced in East Germany by the VEB Robotron-Meßelektronik "Otto Schön" Dresden, part of the Kombinat Robotron. [1]

26 relations: Application software, BASIC, Cassette deck, Combine (enterprise), Compact Cassette, Dresden, East Germany, Extracurricular activity, Home computer, Interpreter (computing), KC 85, Kombinat Mikroelektronik Erfurt, Mühlhausen, Microprocessor, Printer (computing), Programming language, Random-access memory, Read-only memory, Telepolis, U880, VEB Robotron, Video game, Volkseigener Betrieb, Wilhelm Pieck, Zilog Z80, 8-bit.

Application software

An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.

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BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.

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Cassette deck

A cassette deck is a type of tape machine for playing and recording audio compact cassettes.

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Combine (enterprise)

Combine (Комбинат) is a term for industrial business groups, conglomerates or trusts in the former socialist countries.

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Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

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Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Extracurricular activity

Extracurricular or extra academic activity (EAA) are those that fall outside the realm of the normal curriculum of school or university education, performed by students.

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Home computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.

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Interpreter (computing)

In computer science, an interpreter is a computer program that directly executes, i.e. performs, instructions written in a programming or scripting language, without requiring them previously to have been compiled into a machine language program.

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KC 85

The KC 85 ('KC' meaning "Kleincomputer", or "small computer") were models of microcomputers built in East Germany, first in 1984 by VEB Robotron (the KC 85/1) and later by VEB Mikroelektronik "Wilhelm Pieck" Mühlhausen (KC 85/2, KC 85/3 and KC 85/4).

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Kombinat Mikroelektronik Erfurt

VEB Kombinat Mikroelektronik Erfurt was an important manufacturer of active electronic components in East Germany.

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Mühlhausen is a city in the north-west of Thuringia, Germany, north of Niederdorla, the country's geographical centre, north-west of Erfurt, east of Kassel and south-east of Göttingen.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.

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Printer (computing)

In computing, a printer is a peripheral device which makes a persistent human-readable representation of graphics or text on paper.

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Programming language

A programming language is a formal language that specifies a set of instructions that can be used to produce various kinds of output.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.

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Read-only memory

Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices.

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Telepolis is a German Internet magazine, published by the Heinz Heise Verlag since the beginning of 1996.

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The U880 is an 8-bit microprocessor that was manufactured by VEB Mikroelektronik "Karl Marx" Erfurt (abbreviated as MME; part of Kombinat Mikroelektronik Erfurt) in the German Democratic Republic.

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VEB Robotron

VEB Kombinat Robotron was the biggest East German electronics manufacturer.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Volkseigener Betrieb

The Publicly Owned Operation (Volkseigener Betrieb; abbreviated VEB) was the main legal form of industrial enterprise in East Germany.

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Wilhelm Pieck

Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck (3 January 1876 – 7 September 1960) was a German politician and Communist.

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Zilog Z80

The Z80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor.

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8-bit is also a generation of microcomputers in which 8-bit microprocessors were the norm.

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KC 85/1, KC 87, KC87, Robotron KC 85/1, Robotron KC87, Robotron Z 9001, Z 9001, Z9001.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robotron_KC_87

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