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Latin tags[edit]

Doing a search for "i.e." will turn up many examples where it is used incorrectly, or at least is redundant. I suspect the average quality of Wikipedia articles would go up if we removed every incidence of "i.e." and "e.g." and rephrased whatever the writer was trying to say in plain English. --Wtshymanski (talk) 21:02, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Author of the KIM-1 Monitor code[edit]

I know of a person who wrote a monitor for the 6502, whether or not it was the monitor program that was used in the ROM, I can't say for sure. Anyone know more info on this? The guy I know of wrote his monitor prior to 1977 I know. Evan? -- (talk) 23:14, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

Could be so much more[edit]

I wonder how many were made? When exactly did Commodore stop selling them? Was anyone crazed enough to repackage these things as part of another system, as a controller, for regular serial production of some device or system? --Wtshymanski (talk) 16:17, 6 February 2012 (UTC)

Cool new picture[edit]

Notice the cool new picture of what must be a very early KIM. MOS logo instead of Commodore. Ceramic packages for the processor and IO chip, directly soldered to the board. You can blow up the image and make out the 1976 date codes on most parts - but it looks like one of the RIOT chips was changed, maybe to get a later revision of the firmware? I'll have to upload the high-res version of my KIM to commons, since there seems to be no reason to spare the pixels. --Wtshymanski (talk) 21:49, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

File:MOS KIM-1 IMG 4211 cropped scale.jpg to appear as POTD[edit]

Hello! This is a note to let the editors of this article know that File:MOS KIM-1 IMG 4211 cropped scale.jpg will be appearing as picture of the day on June 29, 2013. You can view and edit the POTD blurb at Template:POTD/2013-06-29. If this article needs any attention or maintenance, it would be preferable if that could be done before its appearance on the Main Page. Thanks! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 22:11, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

The KIM-1 was a small single-board computer developed and produced by MOS Technology and launched in 1976. Based on MOS' 6502 microprocessor, the system was initially meant for engineers but soon found wide acceptance with hobbyists.Photo: Rama