Acorn Electron

The Acorn Electron was the budget version of the BBC Micro, it used similar BBC Basic so programming done in schools on the BBC could be done at home on the Electron.

Processor Type: Synertek SY6502A

Processor Speed: 2MHz

RAM: 32kb

ROM: 32kb

Display: None – Connection to a TV via tuner or colour monitor via a seperate monitor connector

Sound: 1 Channel via internal speaker

Storage: External cassette tape

Network: None


Original Release Date: 25th August 1983

Discontinued: 1985

Cost (New in 1983): £199

Cost (In 2019 Price): £659.65


Modifications I have performed:

None


Cost to me for computer £50.99

Cost to me for repairs and upgrades £0.00


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