yellowclassic.jpgThe Cybiko Classic looks like a walkie-talkie encased in a transparent shell and came in one of six colors (black, clear, yellow, blue, and purple – and a limited promotional red). It has an array of white buttons comprising a QWERTY-style keyboard, joystick pad, and seven function keys. Version 1 (released in April 2000) had a power slide switch on the side, which was later replaced in Version 2, by an software On/Off/Standby via the “Esc”
key. The space saved was used for a manual reset button where the
slide switch use to be.

Hardware Specification

Main Processor: 32 bit, 11 MHz Hitachi H8S/2246
Coprocessor: Atmel AT90S2313, 4 MHz
RAM: 256 Kb, extendible via Expansion slot
Flash disk: 512 Kb, extendible via Expansion slot
LCD display: 160×100 dots, 59×40 mm, 4 level grayscale
RF transceiver: RF2915
Expansion cartridge slot: 68-pin
PC connection socket: RS232 serial port
Size: 5.7“ x 2.8” x 0.86“
Weight: 4.3 oz

RF Communication Features:

Frequency: 902-928 MHz
Number of channels: 30 digital channels
Communication Rate: 19200 bps each channel.
Transmission and Receiving Range: 150 ft indoor, 300 ft outdoor (environment dependent)
Max. on-line Cybiko units: 3000 (100 units on each of 30 channels)

The Cybiko classic Version 1 (Top yellow) had a hardware switch on the side of the unit. (Click image for larger photo) classics.jpg

Supporting Documents

Supporting Software


  • cybiko/classichardware.txt
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