Acorn Atom

The Acorn Atom was introduced in 1980 and was equivalent to a cut-down Acorn System 3. It lacked a disc drive but had an integral keyboard and cassette interface. It was available in kit or complete form.

The base system had 2KB RAM and 8KB ROM, but each could be exapnded to 12KB. A floating-point ROM extension was also available.

Manufacturer: Acorn
Date: 1st January 1980

Acorn Atom Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
BBC-Type BASIC Manual Acorn
Acorn Atom Circuit Diagram Acorn 28-02-1980

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Acorn System 1 Acorn Computers 1st March 1979
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Acorn BBC Micro Model A Acorn 1st January 1981
Acorn BBC Micro Model A - Issue 1 Acorn 1st January 1981
Acorn BBC Micro Model A (Issue 2 Board) Acorn Computers Ltd 1st January 1981
Acorn BBC Micro Model B Acorn 2nd January 1981
German BBC Micro (GNB09) Acorn 1st January 1982
Acorn Business Computer (ABC) Acorn 1st January 1983
Acorn Cambridge Workstation Acorn 1st January 1983
Busicomputers Prophet 2 Acorn 1st January 1983
Acorn Business Computer (ABC) Acorn 1st January 1983
Acorn Electron Acorn 1st July 1983
Acorn Electron (German) Acorn 1st July 1983
Acorn Electron with Turbo Board Acorn 1st July 1983
Acorn Electron (Trial ROM) Acorn Computers Ltd 1st July 1983
BBC Micro B+ 128K + 48K ROM Acorn 1st January 1984
US BBC Micro (UNB09) Acorn 1st October 1984
Acorn BBC Micro Model B+ (64K) Acorn 1st July 1985
Acorn BBC Master 512 Acorn 1st January 1986
Acorn BBC Master 128 Acorn 1st January 1986
Acorn BBC Domesday System Acorn Computers Limited 1st January 1986
Acorn Communicator Acorn 1st January 1986
Acorn Econet Terminal Acorn Computers Ltd 1st January 1986
Acorn - BT Merlin M2105 Acorn Computers / British Telecom 13th May 1986
Acorn BBC Master Compact Acorn 1st September 1986
Acorn Archimedes 310 Acorn 1st January 1987
Acorn Archimedes 305 Acorn 1st January 1987
Acorn Archimedes A410/1 Acorn 1st January 1987
Acorn Archimedes 440 Acorn Computers 1st July 1987
Acorn A680 Acorn 1st January 1988
Acorn Archimedes A500 Acorn 1st January 1988
Acorn Archimedes A500 Acorn 1st January 1988
Acorn A3000 Acorn 1st January 1989
Acorn Archimedes A440/1 Acorn Computers 1st May 1989
Acorn R140 Acorn 1st June 1989
Acorn R260 Acorn Computers 1st January 1990
Acorn Archimedes A5000 ALB12 Acorn 1st January 1991
Acorn A5000 ALB53 Acorn 1st January 1991
Acorn A5000 ALB22 Acorn 1st January 1991
Acorn A3020 Acorn 1st January 1992
Acorn A4 Laptop Acorn 1st January 1992
Acorn A4 Laptop (Prototype 1 of 7) Acorn 1st January 1992
Acorn A4 WLP-530N7 Acorn Rev. B Acorn 1st June 1992
Acorn A3010 Acorn 1st September 1992
Acorn A4000 Acorn 1st September 1992
Acorn Risc PC 600 Acorn 1st January 1994
Acorn Risc PC 600 ACB25 Acorn 1st April 1994
Acorn Risc PC 600 ACB45 Acorn 1st April 1994
Acorn A7000 Acorn 1st January 1995
Acorn RISC PC 600 - Prototype Acorn 1st January 1995
Acorn A7000+ Acorn 1st January 1995
Acorn SchoolServer Acorn Ltd 1st January 1995
Acorn Risc PC 600 ACB60 Acorn 1st July 1995
Acorn RISC PC700 System Acorn 1st July 1995
Acorn Xemplar Matrix NC Acorn 1st January 1996
Acorn StrongARM RiscPC Acorn 1st January 1996
Acorn Stork Notebook Acorn Computers Ltd 1st January 1996
Acorn Fast NC - Serial Number 1 Acorn Computers Ltd 1st January 1997
Acorn Phoebe Acorn 1st January 1998
Acorn DeskLite Prototype Acorn 1st June 1998

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH33746. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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