Intel Intellec MDS-800 #1

This Intel development systems, c.a. 1975, was used to develop software for the Intel 8080 microprocessor. They includes an ICE (In Circuit Emulators) that was used to debug both hardware and software in a microprocessor based system that was under development.

This system includes a dual Shugart 800-1 8" floppy disk subsystem, 2k of ROM containing the Monitor, 16k of RAM and 48k or RAM, an 8086 pod, and other devices. An EPROM programmer, high-speed paper tape reader, printer, and CRT were also available.

This is the same type of development system used by Dr. Gary Kildall to write the CP/M operating system.

Information on the restoration of this system is here.