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November 7th, 2016 Our 7th retro-computing event was open to the public as part of the BCS South West events programme.

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Our permanent display is located in the Portland Square building at Plymouth University. Visitors are always welcome and may visit the exhibits without prior arrangement (during normal working hours). We only have a subset of the exhibits on display at any time, showing around 250 items.

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Acorn BBC Model B

The Model B was an early member of the BBC Microcomputer System series, which were designed and built by Acorn Computers for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Computer Literacy Project. The Model B had 32K of RAM (as opposed to the 16K offered by its predecessor, the Model A), and was partic... (read more)
Acorn, 1982


If you have any old/historic equipment you would consider donating to the South-West Retro Computing Archive, please contact our curator. All donated devices are catalogued and may be displayed with an accompanying label identifying the donor (you may choose to remain anonymous).