SYM-1 single board computer

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Jan 1 19:25:54 1999

On Fri, 1 Jan 1999, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> Found one in L.A. at an aviation surplus shop for $10. Haven't powered it
> up yet. I would love to find some information on what S-100 cards work
> with it, since it has two S-100 slots in the upper left corner.

Well, being (somewhat of) a standard just about any S-100 board should
work in those slots.

> > Motorola MEK6800,
> Never seen one.

I've got parts of one.

> > VIM-1 (predecessor to the SYM-1).
> Never heard of it. What's it like?

It is basically the SYM-1 with a name change. Ray Holt, the designer,
said that someone who was already using VIM for a totally different
product objected to him using VIM (Versatile Interface Module) so he
changed the named to SYM-1 when Synertek bought him out.

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