Click on image to see the box with label - Apple Softcard /// System by Microsoft - Adding CP/M capabilities to the Apple ///. Click image for larger view.
Installation of the card was easy...Find an open slot and boot with an Apple III compatible CP/M disk and go! Regular SOS disks still work just fine. Click image for larger view.
Here is a closeup of the boot screen. Note the CP/M version is 2.21, I was using a disk from the A3 Group International archives, not the disk supplied with the Softcard system.
Here's a view of the special Microsoft CP/M Apple /// COPY utility. CAT is another example of a non-standard command but it makes sense given Apple DOS. COPY is basically like PIP with a few extra tweaks. After updating the system to recognize three drives (the default is 2) I made a backup of the CP/M boot disk. Click image for larger view.