Acorn Electron

From Rogue's Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hardware

Acorn Electron (1982) - Serial: 06-ALA01-0071545

History/Log

  1. 5th August 2020 - Purchased at auction £47 (Electron with software and books).
  2. 10th August 2020 - Basic testing. System overheats after a short period of time. Needs a heatsink!

Games and Software

  • 10 Computer Hits (Chuckie Egg, Ghouls, Gisburne's Castle, Guardian, Special Operations, Tales of Arabian Nights, Eddie Kidds Jump Challenge, Killer Gorilla, Nightworld, The Gauntlet) - Beau Jolly Ltd (1985)
  • Business Games (1984) - AcornSoft
  • Chess (1983) - AcornSoft
  • Introductory Cassette - Acorn Electron
  • Snapper (1983) - AcornSoft
  • Space Shuttle (1983) - Microdeal Software
  • Sphinx Adventure (1983)- AcornSoft
  • Starship Command (1983) - AcornSoft

Books and Magazines

  • Acorn Electron User Guide (Issue 1 June 1983) - Acorn Computers Ltd
  • Games and other Programs for the Acorn Electron - Beebug Publications (1983)
  • Sixty Programs for the Electron - Robert Erskine & Humphrey Walwyn, Paul Stanley & Michael Bews.
  • Plus1 User Guide - Acorn Electron Plus 1 Expansion Unit (March 1984) - Acorn Computers Ltd
  • Start Programming with the Electron - Masoud Yazdani
  • View - A word processor for the BBC Microcomputer User Guide - Acornsoft (1985)