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AcornAcorn Business Computer 300

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Acorn Business Computer PA, Acorn Business Computer Terminal, Acorn Business Computer 100, Acorn Business Computer 110, Acorn Business Computer 200, Acorn Business Computer 210, Acorn Business Computer 300, Acorn Business Computer 310.
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Emphasis Business
Hardware compatibility BBC
Operating System CP/M 86, MS-DOS
Standards Teletext
Timeline Released: 1985
CPU type 6502A, 80286
CPU word length 8 bits, 16 bits
CPU clock rate 2 MHz
ROM Size 32 KiB
RAM Size 1 MiB
Keyboard Typewriter keyboard
Number of keys 92
Graphics modes 160x256x4, 160x256x8, 320x256x2, 320x256x4, 640x256x2
Text modes 20x32, 20x32x8, 40x25x2, 40x25x8, 40x32, 40x32x4, 80x25x2, 80x32x2
Total number of colours 8, 16
Sound chip SN76489
Total peripheral memory 1.41 MiB
Sound channels 3
White noise channels 1
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports Analogue Joystick/Mouse, BBC High Speed Bus, Econet, Parallel, RS-423, Tube expansion, User port

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