Intelligent Systems Corp. (Duluth, Ga.)

The Intecolor caused a stir when it was announced–a microcomputer kit that offered an eight-color video display! That’s a far cry from the millions of colors that today’s typical PC can generate, but the Intecolor brought color to the low end of computing. Intelligent Systems sold assembled versions of the Intecolor 8001 to other vendors for resale, so it is possible for this machine to turn up with a different brand name. For example, the Compucolor 8001 is the same system as the Intecolor 8001.
Intelligent Systems is still in business today as Intecolor as a vendor of industrial monitors and computers.

Intelligent Systems Intecolor 8001 (1976, early micro)
Original Retail Price: $1,395 kit
Base Configuration: 8080 CPU, 4K RAM (32K max), 19-inch color monitor, keyboard, RS-232 port, EPROM sockets, manual
Video: 25-line x 80-column text
Important Options: graphics upgrade, light pen

Intelligent Systems Compucolor II (1977, early desktop)
Original Retail Price: $2,400
Base Configuration: DOS, 16K RAM (32K max), 17K ROM, floppy disk drive, color monitor, keyboard, RS-232 port, BASIC Video: 32-line x 64-column text, 128 x 128 graphics
Important Options: keyboard/keypad, lowercase modification

Intelligent Systems Intecolor 8051 (1978, early micro)
Base Configuration: 8-track tape storage, integral 19-inch color CRT, keyboard/keypad, BASIC
Video: 48-line x 80-column text, 192 x 160 graphics, eight colors
Important Options: floppy disk drive

Intelligent Systems Intecolor 8963 (1980, desktop)
Base Configuration: CP/M, two 8-inch floppy disk drives, integral 19-inch color CRT, integral keyboard/keypad, Microsoft BASIC

Intelligent Systems Intecolor 8000/8000 CP/M (desktop)
Original Retail Price: $4,265 (8000)/$6,845 (8000 CP/M)
Base Configuration: 8080A CPU, FCS (8000)/CP/M (8000 CP/M), 32K RAM (8000)/64K RAM (8000 CP/M), integral 19-inch color CRT, RS-232C and parallel ports
Video: 48-line x 80-column text, 192 x 160 graphics, eight colors

Intelligent Systems Intecolor 3600 (desktop)
Original Retail Price: $2,945
Base Configuration: 8080A CPU, FCS, 32K RAM, integral 13-inch color CRT, RS-232C and parallel ports, BASIC
Video: 32-line x 64-column text, 128 x 128 graphics, eight colors

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