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MAŤO, 1989
MAŤO, 1989

The MAŤO was an 8-bit personal computer developed by Ivan Urda and produced in the former Czechoslovakia by Štátny majetok Závadka nad Hronom in 1989. Prototype was developed as BAPO ("BAbačov POčítač") - "Babač`s Computer", by name of the CEO of this co-opt (so modest :). Their primary goal was to produce a personal computer as cheaply as possible, and therefore it was also sold as a self-assembly kit.

It was basically modified PMD 85, but without backward compatibility (it was compatible only on BASIC programs level). Incompatibility was caused by different tape load/save method and another keyboard layout (fewer keys and new function key CNT - Control), too. This, combined with its late arrival to the market, made the MAŤO a commercial failure.


  • year of construction: 1989, Štátny majetok Závadka nad Hronom
  • processor: MHB 8080A (2.048 MHz)
  • RAM: 48 KB
  • ROM: 16 KB
  • output: monochromatic TV output (lowered brightness and flashing / color attributes was unused!)
  • display resolution: 288×256 px,
  • properties:
    • system MONITOR (console)
    • built-in BASIC-G or simple games
    • save/load of programs on standard tape deck / uncompatible with PMD 85 standards records
    • built-in power supply
    • system bus where you can connect interface board or Rom Module of original PMD 85

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