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Nascom 1

The Nascom 1 was the first in a series of two single-board computer kits released between 1977 and 1979 by Nasco in the UK. They were both based on the Zilog Z80 microprocessor and included a keyboard and video interface, a serial port and two 8-bit parallel ports. The system was unique for the time, since it included a full “real” keyboard and a video interface was uncommon. The hobbyist had to hand-solder about 3,000 joints on the board.
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