Micro Men (2009)

Chris Curry, friend and employee of eccentric inventor Clive Sinclair leaves Sinclair's company to form his own after Clive does not allow him to develop a computer. Their two companies, Sinclair Research and Acorn Computers, do battle in a booming early-eighties home computer market.

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Apple II

The Apple II appears in a couple of adverts, including one in a magazine read by Clive as he prepares to enter the computer business.

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Sinclair Research ZX80

Clive has an idea for a computer for the masses costing less that £100. The ZX80 is the result, and its success drives Sinclair into the computer business.

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Acorn Electron

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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