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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!
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AcornSystem 1

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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
System 1, System 2, System 3, System 4, System 5.
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Pricing 69.00 GBP (United Kingdom, 1979)
Emphasis First contact, Hardware hacking, Single-board
Timeline Released: 1979
CPU type 6502
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 1.006 MHz
ROM Size 512  bytes
RAM Size 1.13 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 63.5 KiB
Keyboard Hexadecimal keypad
Number of keys 25
Dimensions 16.0 x 10.0 x 4.0 cm (6.3 x 3.9 x 1.6 in)
Text modes 8x1x2
Total number of colours 2
Sound channels 0
I/O Ports Expansion, Tape recorder

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References
The Acorn Microcomputer (1979).
Full Acorn Machine List.
A Technical History of Acorn Computers (Version 0.5 Beta).