Acorn Archimedes - A Technical Introduction - 1987 BBC VHS Video

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Fred Harris talks to Roger Wilson about the technical aspects of the Acorn Archimedes A305. Also features footage from Zarch by David Braben. Produced by the BBC. Digitised from VHS Video Tape by The Centre for Computing History.

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By Fnoord    2018-01-13

Acorn Archimedes - A Technical Introduction - 1987 BBC VHS Video. [1] Quoting from YouTube description: "Fred Harris talks to Roger Wilson about the technical aspects of the Acorn Archimedes A305. Also features footage from Zarch by David Braben. Produced by the BBC. Digitised from VHS Video Tape by The Centre for Computing History."

According to Wikipedia [2]: "The Acorn Archimedes was the first RISC-based home computer." and "The Archimedes was one of the most powerful home computers available during the late 1980s and early 1990s". Article also includes basic performance comparisons with m68k (Amiga & Atari).

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKTa54UikgE

[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_Archimedes

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