Who says that Apple Basic won't do the job? Except for the
usual memory limitations (crowd 16K Star-Trek into an Apple I?)
our language is pretty comprehensive. Which translates into
"Copy anyone's basic listing for a program". The secret word
The manual consists of about 12 pages plus the warranty page.
The Apple 1 computer is a complete microprocessor system, consisting of a 6502 microprocessor and support hardware, integral video display, dynamic memory and refresh hardware and fully regulated power supplies. It has a resident system monitor software, enabling the user to display, write, examine, debug and run programs.
Steve Jobs wrote an article about interfacing an Apple 1 to the SWTPC PR-40 printer in the October 1976 issue of Interface Age. Joe read the article, purchased and built the printer kit, and interfaced it to his Apple 1.