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Follow along as our editor assembles a working Apple-1 machine just like Woz built back in 1976.

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Now that the reproduction of a 33-year-old computer is functional, what does one do with it? For starters, any BASIC or assembly code that runs on a 6502 chip (such as the [[xref:http://www.brielcomputers.com/wik/index.php?title=R1software|software on the Replica 1's included CD|R1software]]) will run on an Apple-1, after being manually typed in from the keyboard or sent from a modern computer to the Replica 1's RS232 port. <br><br>If you run out of space in which to store all this code, or you want an easier way to get code onto your Replica, you can [[xref:http://dreher.net/?s=projects/CFforApple1&c=projects/CFforApple1/main.php|install a CompactFlash reader|Project: CFFA for Apple 1, Replica1, and Obtronix Clones]]. And Tom Owad's book [[xref:http://www.applefritter.com/replica|Apple I Replica Creation: Back to the Garage|Apple I Replica Creation: Back to the Garage]] gives additional suggestions for ways to enjoy your new retrocomputer.

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