Acorn Electron

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The Acorn Electron was a home computer produced by Acorn Computers Ltd in the 1980s. It was based on the BBC Micro computer, but was less expensive and had a less powerful processor. It was popular in the UK and was used for home computing and educational purposes. It had a 6502 processor and came with 32 kilobytes of RAM, expandable to 64 kilobytes. It could be connected to a television set or a monitor and used a cassette tape deck or floppy disk drive for storage. It ran the BBC Micro’s operating system, BBC Basic, and was able to run a very small amount of BBC Micro software.

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