Electron

Released in September 1983 as a low-cost (£199), slightly cut down version of the BBC Micro, the Electron could run some of the software already available (a definite advantage for a new machine), but at about one third the speed.

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Manufacturer Acorn
Processor 6502A
Speed (MHz) 1.79
RAM (KB) 32
RAM expandable to (KB) (unknown)
ROM (KB) 64
Sound 3 channels plus noise
Keyboard type Typewriter-style
Number of keys 56
Dimensions (mm) 340x160x65
Weight (g) (unknown)
Interfaces
  • Cassette interface
  • Composite video output
  • RGB port (6 pin DIN)
  • System bus connector

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