Q1 Corporation - the inventor of the first microcomputers

Q1 Corporation in New York, owned by Daniel Alroy, was the first company to develop a complete, standalone, microcomputer system integrated with a screen and keyboard. It was introduced in 1973, based on the Intel 8008 processor.

The later version Q1 Lite from 1977 was widely sold in Europe, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, etc. and based on a Z80 processor, 2708 eproms etc. My version has the Swedish character eprom for the nordic/scandinavian letters (æ ø å etc.)

Much more information will come. And also, if you have any information, software, documentation, please contact me! Email: peterandersen@mespilus.dk

Manuals and documentation:

Software (Eprom files only at this moment)

 Pictures - of the two units I have:










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