BBC Model B

Name:BBC Model Bthumb
Type:Home Computer
RAM:32 Kb
Video RAM:
ROM:32 Kb
Keyboard:Full size QWERTY
Available from:1981
Available to:1994
StorageExternal cassette or Disk
CPU:MOS Technology 6502
Display:TV, Composite Video monitor, RGB monitor
Text modes:
Graphics resolution:
Sound:3 channel + 1 noise channel.
Polyphony (voices):
Interfaces:Serial, Analogue in, TUBE (proprietary interface), 1MHz bus, User port, Printer, Econet
Operating System:DFS, ADFS
Embedded language:BBC Basic, Assembly
Other languages:
Power supply:Built in. Rocker type power switch on back.
Dimensions (cm):41cm X 34.5cm X 6.5cm
Weight (Kg):3.7
Cost (£):399.00

The BBC Model B micro computer was developed by Acorn for the BBC.

Sources:, Wikipedia, Colin Barnes link:BBC Model B
Wikipedia link:BBC Model B


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