BBC Micro - Teletext System - User Guide

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This guide instructs the user in the use of the Teletext System for the BBC Micro. Teletext was a communications system that sent a range of text-based information, such as news and weather updates, to televisions (though also to computers with the requisite receiver equipment). Its function were largely taken over by the World Wide Web, and many broadcasters have now ceased broadcasting it, including the BBC in 2012.

From the preface:

'This User Guide contains all the information you need to use the BBC Microcomputer Teletext System.  Whilst it is essentially an operating manual, the User Guide contains certain technical information which will help you to understand generally what Teletext is all about and gain some appreciation of the future potential offered by this system.'

Reference Number : 404000

Date Published : May 1983

Manufacturer : Acorn Computer

Platform : BBC Micro

Format : A5 Ringbound






This exhibit has a reference ID of CH41353. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

BBC Micro - Teletext System - User Guide

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