The Electronics Australia EDUC-8 microcomputer

The EDUC-8 was one of the first build-it-yourself microcomputers, designed by Jim Rowe and published in Electronics Australia 1974-1975. It is an 8-bit machine with 256 bytes of memory, all constructed using 7400 series TTL.

The EDUC-8 EDUC-8 internals

The prototype machine pictured above (left) is at the ACMS. The other machine (right) is at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Thankyou to both of these organisations for the pictures.

I have written an EDUC-8 architecture description.

Schematics (PDF) by Gwyllym Suter (updated 2/6/2024)

Note: See GitHub repository for full complement of files