The Zilog Z80 is an 8-bit processor that was used in a wide range of personal computers, and continues to be used in embedded devices to this day. Notable uses include:
- the Amstrad CPC series of computers,
- the MSX computer architecture,
- the NEC PC-6000 and PC-8800 series of computers,
- the Radio Shack TRS-80,
- the Sega Master System and Game Gear,
- the Sinclair ZX80, ZX81 and ZX Spectrum, and
- the Texas Instruments TI-73x, TI-81, TI-82, TI-83x, TI-84x, TI-85, and TI-86 calculators.
- the Sharp MZ and X1 series also used Z80-compatible processors.
- A related processor was used in the production of the Nintendo Game Boy and Game Boy Color.
This book covers assembly language programming for the Zilog Z80 family of microprocessors.