Acorn Archimedes A440/1

The third Archimedes model Acorn launched in July 1989 was the A440/1. It not only had 4MB RAM, but also a 53MB ST506 hard disc.

The Archimedes 440/1 model is the flagship of the 400/1 range,
featuring:
50 Mbytes hard disc. (Formatted)
4 Mbytes RAM as standard.

The hard disc and the greater RAM of the 440/1 offer the same benefits as those of the 420, but more so. Whereas the 20 Mbytes hard disc of the 420/1 offers more than sufficient storage for many users, you may wish to build up large banks of data, or keep a great selection of software readily available.

Similarly, the 4 Mbytes of RAM of the Archimedes 440/1 computer provides the space for the most demanding of professional users running large applications and several processes simultaneously.

Sold in July 1989 for £1299

Our unit is in excellent condition and was kindly donated by Harry Beard
Serial No: 1001712 and complete with keyboard, mouse, manuals and software

 

 

 

Manufacturer: Acorn Computers
Date: May 1989

Magazines RELATED to Acorn Archimedes A440/1 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - August 1987 1 Aug 1987
Archive - Vol 1, No 1 - October 1987 Nowrich Computer Services Oct 1987
Archive - Vol 1, No 2 - November 1987 Nowrich Computer Services Nov 1987
Archive - Vol 1, No 3 - December 1987 Nowrich Computer Services Dec 1987
Archive - Vol 1, No 4 - January 1988 Norwich Computer Services Jan 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 5 - February 1988 Norwich Computer Services Jan 1988
Byte January 1988 Jan 1988
Personal Computer World - January 1988 1 Jan 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 6 - March 1988 Norwich Computer Services Mar 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 7 - April 1988 Norwich Computer Services Apr 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 8 - May 1988 Norwich Computer Services May 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 9 - June 1988 Norwich Computer Services Jun 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 10 - July 1988 Norwich Computer Services Jul 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 11 - August 1988 Norwich Computer Services Aug 1988
Archive - Vol 1, No 12 - September 1988 Norwich Computer Services Sep 1988
Personal Computer World - January 1989 1 Jan 1989
PC World Focus March 1989 Number 1 Mar 1989
Personal Computer World - March 1989 1 Mar 1989
Personal Computer World - April 1989 1 Apr 1989
Acorn - Higher Education News 2 - Summer 1989 Acorn Computers Limited May 1989
Personal Computer World - July 1989 Jul 1989
Personal Computer World - November 1989 1 Nov 1989
Personal Computer World - February 1990 1 Feb 1990

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH6025. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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