SWTPC 6800 Computer System

A 43-year-old Computer by Southwest Technical Products

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): swtpc


SWTPC 6800 Computer System © 1975 Southwest Technical Products Corp.

The SWTPC 6800 is an 8-bit general purpose mainframe with a total memory capacity of up to 48K bytes of RAM, ROM, EPROM or a combination of the three. The system is based upon the Motorola 6800 microprocessor and features an 8-bit bidirectional data bus and a 16-bit memory/peripheral address bus..


SWTPC 6800 Computer System the Computer
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The system includes a chassis, power supply, mother board, processor board, memory board and interface board. The mother board has slots for processor and memory type boards and eight I/O boards. The processor board has sockets for up to 8K of ROM or EPROM. The interface board provides an RS-232 type serial interface.


Released in November 1975. The 6800 system was available in kit, or in assembled form. The assembled systems were available with 4K, 8K, or 40K memory.

Machine's bios.