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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Other series members
A500, A305, A310, A410, A440, A680, M4, R140, A3000, A410/1, A420/1, A440/1, R260, R225, A540, A5000, A4, A3010, A3020, A4000, RiscPC 600 2M HD210, RiscPC 600 5M HD210, RiscPC 600 9M HD420, A7000, RiscPC 700 10M HD850, RiscPC 700 4M HD425, RiscPC 700 5M HD425, StrongARM RiscPC, CoNCord, A7000+, A7000 Expanded, A7000 Net.
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Pricing 1,799.00 GBP (United Kingdom, September 1991), 999.00 GBP (United Kingdom, September 1991)
Emphasis Education, Graphic Arts, Music, Programming, Workstation
Operating System RISC-OS 3
Timeline Released: September 1991
CPU type ARM3
CPU word length 32 bits
CPU clock rate 25 MHz
ROM Size 2 MiB
RAM Size 1 MiB, 2 MiB, 4 MiB
Keyboard Typewriter keyboard
Number of keys 103
Graphics chip VIDC
Graphics modes 640x256, 640x512, 800x600
Total number of colours 4,096
Total peripheral memory 1.56 MiB, 41.6 MiB
Sound channels 8
Sound output Stereo
I/O Ports 3x Expansion, Audio output, Composite video, Econet, Expansion, Parallel, RS-423, VGA

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Full Acorn Machine List.
A Technical History of Acorn Computers (Version 0.5 Beta).