BBC or Archimedes?

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BBC or Archimedes?

Postby tezza on Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:29 pm

I think it's an Archimedes, yes?
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/vint ... 527337.htm

Quite a classic colour scheme with all those red and mushroom coloured keys. Looks in good nick.
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Re: BBC or Archimedes?

Postby Gibsaw on Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:32 pm

Yeah, I think it's the archimedes. Don't remember them using the Archimedes on that BBC program though.
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Re: BBC or Archimedes?

Postby MisJiF on Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:25 pm

Actually it's both. It is an Archimedes (Acorn 32 bit running RISC OS) but also has a BBC logo on it. It's the last model released with a BBC logo on it but is not BBC micro compartable (without a BBC micro emulator running).

Looks like it's missing a mouse and would require a RGB screen with 9 pin D plug.
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Re: BBC or Archimedes?

Postby caluser2000 on Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:28 pm

Nab it at reasonable price-$35 plus shipping. I've got a spare mouse to use with it if if fires up ok. First thing I'll do is open it up and check the battery though. Worst case senario Ive got a spare fdd for the A410/1 and the keyboard could come in handy as well.

It'd be interesting to see if any upgrades had been done to it. Seems pretty standard though.

Also nabbed that 486-586 upgrade package.
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