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Series of microcomputers and associated peripherals designed and built by the Acorn Computer company in the 1980s for the BBC Computer Literacy Project, operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation. Wikipedia

  • BBC Master

    Home computer released by Acorn Computers in early 1986. Designed and built for the British Broadcasting Corporation and was the successor to the BBC Micro Model B. Wikipedia

  • Acorn Computers

    British computer company established in Cambridge, England, in 1978. The company produced a number of computers which were especially popular in the UK, including the Acorn Electron and the Acorn Archimedes. Wikipedia

  • Acorn Electron

    Budget version of the BBC Micro educational/home computer introduced by Acorn Computers Ltd on 25 August 1983. It has 32 kilobytes of RAM, and its ROM includes BBC BASIC v2 along with its operating system. Wikipedia


    Version of the BASIC programming language released in 1981 as the native programming language for the BBC Micro home/personal computer, providing a standardized language for a UK computer literacy project of the BBC. Written mainly by Sophie Wilson. Wikipedia

  • Series of microcomputers announced at the end of 1983 by the British company Acorn Computers. Aimed at the business, research and further education markets. Wikipedia

  • Home computer

    Primarily about a certain class of personal computers from the late 1970s to mid-1980s. See home server and home automation or desktop computer for other uses of a computer in a home. Wikipedia


    Sentences forBBC Micro

    • The BBC also developed several computers throughout the 1980s, most notably the BBC Micro, which ran alongside the corporation's educational aims and programming.BBC-Wikipedia
    • Kasparov was awarded a BBC Micro which he took back with him to Baku, making it perhaps the first western-made microcomputer to reach Baku at that time.Garry Kasparov-Wikipedia
    • In the UK market, the C64 faced competition from the BBC Micro and the ZX Spectrum, but the C64 was still the second most popular computer in the UK after the ZX Spectrum.Commodore 64-Wikipedia
    • Computers such as the ZX Spectrum and BBC Micro were successful in the European market, where the NES was not as successful despite its monopoly in Japan and North America.PC game-Wikipedia
    • The Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric-1, Oric Atmos, BBC Micro and later the Amstrad CPC range were rivals to the Spectrum in the UK market during the early 1980s.ZX Spectrum-Wikipedia
    • In Europe, the primary competitors to the C64 were British-built computers: the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, the BBC Micro and the Amstrad CPC 464.Commodore 64-Wikipedia

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