Acorn Electron

The Electron was a cut down version of Acorn's BBC Micro designed to be more competitive in the low-cost home computer market. It was my first computer, and appears in Starring-the-Computer's logo.

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Micro Men (2009)

The Electron is Acorn's attempt to beat the Spectrum in the lucrative games market, but initial production problems followed by massive overproduction prove to be the downfall of the company.

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Bird of Prey 2 (1984)

Henry convinces a le Pouvior gangster than the program he has written on his Acorn Electron is for breaking into a banking system when, in fact, he is using it to crack the code to the gangster's safe so that he can make good his escape.

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