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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]

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Application software

An application program (or application for short) is a computer program 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) has several related meanings.

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Compact Cassette

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

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Dresden (Drježdźany) is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

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East Germany

East Germany, formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR), was a state in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Extracurricular activity

Extracurricular activities 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 (almost all 8-bit) 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 previously compiling them 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 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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Mühlhausen (official German long version Mühlhausen/Thüringen) is a city of 33,000 inhabitants in Thuringia, Germany.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a computer's central processing unit (CPU) 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 which makes a persistent human readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physical media.

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Programming language

A programming language is a formal constructed language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage.

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Read-only memory

Read-only memory (ROM) is a class of storage medium 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 was an 8-bit microprocessor manufactured 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 human 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 a Communist.

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Zilog Z80

The Zilog Z80 is an 8-bit microprocessor which was designed and manufactured by Zilog.

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8-bit is also a term given to 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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