Science of Cambridge
advertisement, June 1979
of Cambridge : the new MK14.
Simplest, most advanced, most
microcomputer - in kit form.
The MK14 is a complete microcomputer with
a keyboard, a display, 8 x 512 byte pre-programmed PROMs,
and a 256-byte RAM programmable through the keyboard.
As such the MK14 can handle dozens of user-written
programs through the hexadecimal keyboard.
Yet in kit form, the MK14 costs only £
39.95 (+ £3.20 VAT and p & p).
More memory - and peripherals !
Optional extras include :
Extra RAM - 256 bytes
16 line RAM I/O device
(allowed for on the PCB) giving further 128 bytes of RAM.
interface module - which means you can use ordinary tape
cassettes / recorder for storage of data and programs.
Revised monitor to
get the most from the cassette interface module. It consists
of two replacement PROMs, pre-programmed with sub-routines
for the interface, offset calculations and single step,
and single-operation data entry.
PROM programmer and
blank PROMs to set up your own pre-programmed dedicated
All are available now to owners of MK14.
A valuable tool - and a training aid.
As a computer it handles operations of all
types - from complex games to digital alarm clock functioning,
from basic maths to a pulse delay chain. Programs are in the
Manual, together with instructions for creating your own genuinely
valuable programs. And, of course its a superb education and
training aid - providing an ideal introduction to computer
8 x 512 PROM containing
monitor program and interface instructions
256 bytes of RAM
Single 8v power supply
Space available for
extra 256 byte RAM and 16 port I/O
Edge connector access
to all data lines and I/O ports
Every MK14 kit includes a manual which deals
with procedures from soldering techniques to interfacing with
complex external equipment. It includes 20 sample programs
including math routines (square root,etc), digital alarm clock,
single-step,music box,mastermind and moon landing games, self
replication, general purpose sequencing etc.
Designed for fast, easy assembly
The MK14 can be assembled by anyone with
a fine tip soldering iron and a few hours' spare time, using
the illustrated step-by-step instructions provided.
How to get your MK14
Getting your MK14 kit is easy. Just fill
in the coupon below, and post it to us today, with a cheque
or PO made payable to Science of Cambridge. And, of course,
it comes to you with a comprehensive guarantee. If for any
reason, you're not completely satisfied with your MK14, return
it to us within 14 days for a full cash refund.