Электроника БК 0010-01

The Elektronika BK 0010-01 is a Soviet-made home computer from 1986.

It's based on a 16-bit PDP-11-compatible processor (К1801ВМ1) running at 3MHz and has 32kB of RAM, half of which is used for graphics (512x256 in monochrome mode or 256x256 in 4-color mode).

The programming language that the computer starts into is Vilnius BASIC (more information on the Russian Wikipedia site here), which is a slightly simplified dialect of MSX BASIC. It compiles code before running it, which makes the programs run a bit faster than on other BASIC implementations that were popular on contemporary home computers.

Apart from BASIC, it's also possible to write programs in PDP-11 assembly or machine code.

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Elektronika BK 0010-01 (side view)
Elektronika BK 0010-01 (front view)
Elektronika BK 0010-01 (back view)
Close-up of the label on the back
Ports
Elektronika BK 0010-01 mainboard
Close-up of the KR1801VM1 CPU
Keyboard PCB (back view)

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