NEC Jubilee/Economatics Computer Interface

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This expansion board connects to the BBC Micro's user and analogue ports. It appears to be for use in an electronics lab or classroom environment. It provides the following features:

  • Two tactile button inputs
  • Eight DIP switch inputs
  • LED display of tactile/DIP switch states
  • Three analogue op-amps
  • One inverting schmitt trigger
  • Motor, with slotted disc interrupting an opto-isolator input
  • Connector for microphone input
  • Child board with three red, three green, and two amber LEDs. Connector is amrked "traffic light socket".
  • Off-board connectors for digital input/outputs and four analogue inputs.

While we have no documentation for this item, "NEC" is almost certainly not the PC manufacturer. Economatics were a UK company that supplied input/output control boxes and 'turtle' robots for Acorn (and later PC) computers.

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Economatics

Physical Description : Interface board LED board Cable

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH44355. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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