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State Machine ColourBurst

The Archimedes VIDC based graphics system is unchanged from the original A300 to the A5000. By 1992 the graphics capabilities of a standard PC had overtaken the Archimedes range with resolutions of 800x600 in 256 colours or 1024 x 768 in 16 colours. 

The State Machine ColourBurst graphic accelerator provides improved graphics performance for a wide range of Acorn Archimedes computers. With ColourBurst the 24 bit palette is fully programmable from 16.7 million colours rather than being restricted to 4096.

Date : September 1993

Manufacturer : State Machine

Physical Description : Video Card. 1/2 width back panel blanking plate. User Guide. Ribbon Cable. Software Support Disc. Software Support Disc. Software Support Disc.

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH49723. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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