BBC Microcomputer System

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Date Introduced
1981
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
3 x 16 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Acorn Computers, Ltd.
Credit Line
Gift of Acorn Computers, Ltd.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United Kingdom
Keywords
Home computer; Education
Object ID
X665.86B
Speed
2 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
16K
Memory Width
8-bit

The British Broadcasting Company’s Computer Literacy Project hoped “to introduce interested adults to the world of computers.” Acorn produced this popular computer so viewers at home could do what they saw demonstrated on the TV series.