Heathkit H8 Digital Computer CPU & 16K Static RAM, Serial IO, Controller Boards
Item History and Pricing
|Brand: HEATHKIT||Type: Home Computer|
|Model: H8||Country/Region of Manufacture: United States|
|Modified Item: No||Modification Description: Seems unmodified|
It came from an engineer's estate.
It is in nice original condition
Using a Variac I brought up the AC power to this computer slowly and it seems to powers up, the PWR and RUN LEDs on the front panel light up.
Also included is an original "Model WH8 DIGITAL COMPUTER OPERATION/SERVICE MANUAL" full of schematics, a...ssembly information, and operating instructions.
"Heathkit's H8 is an Intel 8080-based microcomputer sold in kit form starting in 1977. The H8 was similar to the S-100 bus computers of the era, and like those machines was often used with the CP/M operating system on floppy disk. The main difference between the H8 and S-100 machines was the bus; the H8 used a 50-pin bus design that was smaller, more robust and better engineered electrically. The machine also included a bootstrap ROM that made it easier to start up, including code for running basic input/output and allowing input through a front-mounted octal keypad and front panel display instead of the binary switches and lights used on machines like the Altair 8800. The H8 was a successful design..."
This vintage computer is used and sold "As Is" without any warranty or guarantee.
Recommended shipping within the U.S. (CONUS) is via Fedex Ground or Home Delivery, and International shipping via eBay's Global Shipping Program.
Pickup is welcome, I am located near Charlotte, North Carolina.
I will very carefully box this item prior to shipment.
Thank you for looking, and bidding!
and Happy Collecting!!!
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