|Operating system||BASIC 1.0|
|CPU||Motorola 6809E @ 1MHz|
|Graphics||8 modes from 160 x 200 to 640 x 200 with 2 to 16 colors (from 4096)|
The Thomson MO6 was an 6809E-based computer introduced in France in 1986. KB of RAM, a 40×25 text display, and built-in Microsoft BASIC. The MO6 was available until January 1989.It featured 128
In Italy it was sold by Olivetti with little aesthetic changes, and named Olivetti Prodest PC128.
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