This early model Acorn Electron contains an issue one board with a 16K EPROM marked "ELK 036" replacing the lower BASIC ROM. It has no serial Number and was used by an engineer from Astec, who provided many machines of the era with power supplies and RF Modulators.
It was produced by Acorn's Malaysian plant. and used as the overseas test model.
When the machine turns on, the usual "Acorn Electron" banner is instead replaced by "Electron Trial".
Manufacturer: Acorn Computers Ltd
Date: May 1983
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