An East German built this computer using a book back in the early 80s. He had to make trips to West Berlin to buy the RAM chips using a day pass. It's a Z80 clone based around the MME U880.

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This is great!

It's slightly weird that the author felt he had to include, 'Yes, it was breaking the copyright, and it was everywhere – from hobbyists to big corporations.' as a kind of a justification. In fact, there were no copyright treaties between east and west at the time, so it wasn't breaking any kind of law or agreement. But morally, I don't think it would matter under the circumstances.

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