Using the same approach to computers that they used for home audio equipment, Amstrad released the CPC464 in June 1984 as an all-in-one system comprising a main system unit with a built in cassette recorder and either a colour (£399) or green screen (£299) monitor.

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Manufacturer Amstrad
Processor Z80A
Speed (MHz) 4
RAM (KB) 64
RAM expandable to (KB) 128
ROM (KB) 32
Sound 3 channel with noise
Keyboard type Calculator-style
Number of keys 74
Dimensions (mm) 70x565x170
Weight (g) 2800
  • 7 bit parallel port
  • Expansion port
  • RGB port to bundled monitor
  • Joystick port (9 pin D-type)
  • Headphone socket