The Machine Room is Back!
This is the recovered Machine Room from 2005. Please don't expect wonders. The look and feel of this site is nine years
old, and so is its code. Some of the functionality has been recovered while the rest of
the site is modernised and restructured. Watch this space!
Education, Home computing, Programming, Small business
CPU word length
CPU clock rate
64 KiB, 128 KiB
160x256x4, 160x256x8, 320x256x2, 320x256x4, 640x256x2
20x32, 20x32x8, 40x25x2, 40x25x8, 40x32, 40x32x4, 80x25x2, 80x32x2
Total number of colours
White noise channels
Cassette tape speed
300 bps, 1,200 bps
Analogue Joystick/Mouse, BBC High Speed Bus, Composite video, Econet, Floppy, Parallel, RGB, RS-423, TV output, Tape recorder, Tube expansion, User port More technical info...
Thanks go to the following people for contributing information to this entry.
andrewr, for his comments on the Electron, as well as for notifying me of the previous dangling links to OIT, and for providing the address of the mailing list and the Wouter page.
johnw, for correcting this entry.
marku, for his updates and corrections to the BBC's Net Resources, especially the mailing lists.
mavhc, for correcting errors and omissions in all Acorn entries.
mlkoenig, for his trivia.