Acorn A500 Second Processor - Development Board

We believe this was a precursor to the A500 development system, and because it could be hosted over Tube to a BBC, allowed the operating system to be developed for the A500 as the BBC could host the initial IO.


The board is stripped of most of the chips, but believed to host an ARM, IOMD, MEMC and VIDC, together with memory chips and a Tube ULA for connection to a BBC computer.

The board contains four OS chips.

SKB 0000 022A

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Acorn Computers Ltd

Physical Description : board

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH33916. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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