Acorn System 4

The System 4 is disc-based computer housed in a double height rack with the capacity for up to 14 Eurocards. The minimum configuration is:

  • 1MHz 6502 CPU
  • VDU Interface
  • 16K RAM
  • Floppy disc controller with 2 floppy disc drives mounted in the top half of the rack.

This System 4 case contains some of the eurocards, but is missing the two disk drives that fit in the top rack. Also there is only an 8K static RAM card, and no Operating System in ROM.

Manufacturer: Acorn Computers Ltd
Date: 1982

Acorn System 4 Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Acorn System 1 - Users Manual Acorn Computers Ltd 1979

Magazines RELATED to Acorn System 4 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Practical Computing - September 1979 Sep 1979

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH44174. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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