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PC-6001 mkII SR

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Name PC-6001 mkII SR Nec 
Manufacturer Nec () Type Desktop
Production start (mm-yyyy) 1984 Production end (mm-yyyy) -
RAM 64Kb ROM 144Kb
CPU uPD 780c-1 (Z80) - 3,58 Mhz
Operating System N60 BASIC, N60 Extended BASIC, N66 BASIC & N66SR BASIC
Text (Cols x Rows) 32 x 16, 40 x 20, 40 x 25, 80 x 20, 80 x 25
Graphics 64 x 48, 128 x 192, 160 x 200, 256 x 192, 320 x 200, 640 x 200 up to 15 colours
Sound Speaker 3 voices, 8 octaves
Storage memory
Serial port RS-232c Parallel port
Others port Cartridge slot, joysticks, Centronics, TV output, printer connector, RGB video output, Sound output, Expansion bus, floppy disk interface
Original price   Currency original price
Units sold
Note The NEC PC-6001 mkII SR has two CPU's. The main CPU is a µPD780C-1 at 3,58MHz (Zilog Z80A compatible) and the Sub CPU is a µPD8049 at 7,16MHz.

The resolution depends on the used BASIC:
  • N60 BASIC & N60 Extended BASIC:
    • 32x16@2 colors x2 group on Text mode
    • 64x48@9 colors on Semigraphic mode
    • 128x192@4 colors x2 group on Color Graphic mode
    • 256x192@2 colors x2 group on Full Graphic Mode
  • N66 BASIC:
    • 40x20@15 colors on Text mode
    • 80x40@15 colors on Semigraphic mode
    • 160x200@15 or 8 colors on Color Graphic mode
    • 320x200@4 colors x6 group on Full Graphic Mode
  • N66SR BASIC:
    • 40x20,40x25,80x20,80x25@15 colors on Text mode
    • 320x200@15 colors on Color Graphic mode
    • 640x200@4 colors from a pallet of 15 on Full Graphic Mode
  • N60 BASIC & N60 Extended BASIC: Using the CG (Character Generator) has 256 redefinible chars.
  • N66 BASIC & N66SR BASIC: Using the CG (Character Generator) has 496 redefinible chars.
Configurations The 96Kb of ROM are divided into:
  • N66SR BASIC Interpreter ROM: 32Kb.
  • N66 BASIC Interpreter ROM: 32Kb.
  • Chinese character ROM (1024 letters): 32Kb.
  • CG (Character Generator) ROM: 16Kb.
  • Speech synthesis: 32Kb.
The PC-6001 mkII/6601 mkII series are the only Japanese computers featuring voice synthesizer (via µPD7752 chip) as the default.PC-6001 mkII SR BASIC has TALK command for this function.
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