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  Hit Counter  rev. 09/21/13

Available once again!  The new 2002 edition of the...
IMSAI 8080 Microcomputer System Reference Manual

FACT:  There has NEVER been an IMSAI 8080 Microcomputer System Reference Manual produced that is as complete and of better quality than this new release of a long sought-after resource!

Price- $100
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Not a cheap photocopy of another poor manual on cheap paper; this is a quality and expanded edition of the 1977 edition of the IMSAI Manufacturing Corporation 8080 Microcomputer System User Manual, created from two in-house originals (one was former IMSAI Chief Engineer Joseph Killian's, the other, my personal copy). This edition includes the IMSAI PIO-6 Parallel Interface board, as well as the IMSAI MIO Multiple Input/Output board.

This manual has been reproduced on the same heavy opaque paper stock as was originally used, and many of the pages have been carefully and accurately reproduced and laser printed to provide greater clarity and detail. The Table of Contents is provided here to give an idea of the scope of coverage:

TABLE OF CONTENTS



IMSAI 8080 SYSTEM
Introduction 10
Functional Description 12
System Features 13
Software Features 14
Hardware Features 15
Specifications 16

GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TEST INSTRUCTIONS
Introduction 17
Kit Unpacking 18
General Assembly Hints 19
Order of Assembly 29
Mainframe Assembly 30

CHAPTER 1 CABINET
Assembly Instructions
Rack Mount
Parts List

CHAPTER 2 MOTHERBOARD
Functional Description
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 3 PS-28 (POWER SUPPLY)
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 4 CP-A (FRONT PANEL CONTROL BOARD) Rev. 4
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 5 MPU-A Rev. 4
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Parts List
Assembly Drawing
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 6 RAM 4A Rev. 2
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 7 PROM 4 Rev. 3
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 8 PIO 4 Rev. 2
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 8 (supplemental) PIO6 Rev. 3
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 9 SIO 2 Rev. 3
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 9A SIOC Rev. 2
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Schematic
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide
Assembly Drawing

CHAPTER 10 PIC-8 Rev. 3
Functional Description
Theory of Operation
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide

CHAPTER 11 MIO Rev. 2
Functional Descriptions
Specifications
Theory of Operations
Assembly Drawing
Parts List
Assembly Instructions
User Guide
Appendices

CHAPTER 12 SYSTEM SOFTWARE User Manual
Assembly Language Listings:
SCS- Self-contained System
IMSAI Bootstrap loader

APPENDICES- Large format (B size, 11" x 17") Drawings:

Chassis Cabinet Drawing (Exploded View)

CP-A Rev. 4 Assembly Drawing

CP-A Rev. 4 Schematic

MPU-A Rev. 4 Schematic

RAM4A-4 Rev. 2 Schematic

PROM 4 Rev. 3 Schematic

PlO 4 Rev. 2 Schematic (original)

PIO-6 Rev. 1 Assembly Drawing

PIO-6 Rev. 1 Schematic

SIO 2 Rev. 3 Schematic

SIO Cable A Assemble Drawing

PlC-8 Rev. 3 Schematic

MIO Rev. 2 Assembly Drawing

MIO Rev. 2 Schematic

MIO Rev. 2 Jumper Area map