Motorola documents

These are documents published by Motorola. Many of these have been scanned and are pending review by FreeScale for release. Contributions of other documents are welcomed.

  • "EXORcisor Data Sheets", Motorola 1975.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "M6800 Microprocessor Application Manual, First Edition." Motorola Inc, 1975.
    A very common document. Found in many libraries.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "Engineering Note 100, MCM6830L7, MIKBUG/MINIBUG ROM", Mike Wiles, Andres Felix, Motorola Semiconductor Products Inc. 1975?
    Note: could not find the date for this, but it includes ROM listings for mid 1970's 6800 systems.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "M6800 Evaluation Module Users Guide", Motorola, 1975?
    No known copy.
  • "Assembly Instructions, Motorola M6800 Microcomputer Systems Design Evaluation Kit.", Motorola, 1975?
    Note: MEK6800D1.
  • "M6800 Programming Reference Manual. First Edition, M68PRM(D), Nov. 1976", Motorola Inc. 1976.
    Very common document found in many libraries.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "M6800 Microcomputer: System Design Data", Motorola Inc. 1976.
    To be scanned.
  • "MEK6800D2 Manual, Second Edition.", Motorola Inc. 1977. Note this manual includes a listing of the JBUG monitor ROM.
    This is a relatively common document.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "Programming the 6800 microprocessor", Bob Southern, Motorola 1977.
    Very common document found in many libraries.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC68488 - Advance Information - General Purpose Interface Adapter", Motorola Inc. 1977.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6845 - Advance Information - CRT Controller (CRTC)", Motorola Inc. 1977.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK6800AB - Adaptor/Motherboard", Motorola Inc. 1977?
    Note I do not have a copy of this manual or datasheet, but functionality seems obvious.
  • "M68EML(D) - M6800 Simulator Reference Manual", First Edition, Motorola Inc. 1977
    To be scanned.
  • "MC6821, MC68A21, MC68B21 - Peripheral Interface Adapter (PIA)", Motorola Inc. 1978.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "Micro Chroma 68: The new "bug" from Motorola TVBUG 1.2", Motorola Semiconductor Products Inc. Microprocessor Operations., 1978
    Note this manual includes a listing of the monitor ROM.
    This is a relatively rare document contributed by the author.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "m6800 Microprocessor - Instruction Set Summary", Motorola, Microcomputer Applications Engineering. 9147-12 Printed in USA 3-79 Impertial Litho B77675.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6850, MC68A50, MV68B50 - Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter (ACIA)", Motorola Inc. 1978.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6846 - Advance Information - ROM-I/O-TIMER", Motorola Inc, 1978.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "M6800 EXORcisor User's Guide", Motorola
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "M68SFDC2 EXORdisk II - Floppy Disk Controller Module, User's Guide.", Motorola, June 1978.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "The Complete Motorola Microcomputer Data Library.", Motorola Inc, 1978.
    To be scanned.
  • "M68MDOS3, EXORdisk II/III, Operating System, User's Guide, M68MDOS3(D)", Motorola, June 1979.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK6802D3 - Microcomputer Unit, First Edition", Motorola Inc, March 1979.
    Note this manual includes a listing of the D3BUG ROM.
    This is a rare document, and this is the only know copy.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68R2M - Programmable CRT Video Interface, First Edition", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Note this manual includes a listing of the D3BUG2 ROM.
    This is a rare document, and this is the only know copy.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK6802D3, MEK6802D3C - Advance Information - Microcomputer Module", Motorola Inc. 1979. ADI-548. 12580 Printed in USA 4/79 Imperial Litho #78354.
    Rare.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68CC - Advance Information - Card Cage", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68MB5 - Advance Information - Motherboard", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68MM32, MEK68MM16 - Advance Information - Memory Module", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68R2, MEK68R2M - Advance Information - Programmable CRT Interface.", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68RR - Advance Information - ROM/RAM Module", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68WW, MEK68WW1 - Advance Information - Wirewrap Module", Mororola Inc. 1979.
    Rare
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68IO - Input/Output Interface Board, First Edition.", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    Rare
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MEK68MM - Memory system, Second Edition.", Motorola Inc., April 1979.
    Rare
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6802 - Advance Information - Microprocessor with Clock and RAM", Motorola Inc. 1979.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "Motorola Semiconductor - Master Selection Guide and Catalog", Motorola Inc 1979.
    Note this includes a section "Microcomputer and Memory Products" related to the M6800 microprocessors which I would like to publish.
  • "Motorola ProBug Monitor", 1980?
    Note I only have a binary dump for this. It seems to be a 6801/6803 monitor. Early 1980's.
  • "MEK6802D5 Microcomputer Evaluation Board User's Manual. MEK6802D5(D2). Second edition", Motorola Inc. 1980.
    Note this manual includes a listing of the D5BUG monitor ROM.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6852, MC68A52, MC68B52 Synchronous Serial Data Adapter (SSDA)", Motorola Inc. 1980.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6840 Programmable Timer - Fundamentals and Applications, MC6840UM(AD-1), Second Edition", Motorola Inc. 1981.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.
  • "MC6840 Programmable Timer Module (PTM)", Motorola Inc, 1983.
    A common data sheet.
    Scanned. Pending review by FreeScale.

Other documents

Many books and articles were written about the 6800 as it was a popular entry level computer and was widely used for learning and training. Below is a list of some other documents I have.

  • "Scelbi 6800 Software Gourmet Guide & Cook Book", Robert Findley, 1976.
  • "Scelbi's Galaxy Game for the '6800'", Robert Findley and Raymond Edwards, 1977.
  • "Programming the 6800 microprocessor", Bob Southern, 1977.
  • "Using the 6800 microprocessor", Elmer Poe, 1978.
  • "Microcomputer experimentation with the motorola MEK6800D2", Lance A. Leventhal, 1981.