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The classic Oric-1 pose, against the famous blue swirl. This was used almost everywhere, from ads to the Oric's manual (where this image was scanned from).
468x361 JPEG file (28 KiB). Contributed by alexios (more pictures like this). Rated 1.00 (2 votes).
Source: The Machine Room by Alexios Chouchoulas. Use at will with due credit.
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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
Atmos, Oric-1, Telestrat.
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Pricing 99.00 GBP (United Kingdom, 1983)
Emphasis Home computing, Programming
Hardware compatibility Oric
Standards Teletext
Timeline Production halted: 1984, Released: 1982
CPU type 6502A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 1 MHz
ROM Size 16 KiB
RAM Size 16 KiB, 64 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 64 KiB
Keyboard Full motion calculator-style keyboard.
Number of keys 58
Graphics chip ULA (Universal Logic Array)
Graphics modes 240x200x8
Text modes 40x28x8
Total number of colours 8
Sound chip AY-3-8912
Sound channels 3
White noise channels 1
Octave range 7
Volume/DAC resolution 16
Sound output Mono
Cassette tape speed 300 bps, 2,400 bps
I/O Ports Expansion, Parallel, RGB, TV output, Tape recorder

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