etroComputers.Online attended this years Peterborough STEM Festival. We were invited to display a small selection of our computers.
MyAcornElectron.com is running a Electron User Pendragon competition. You could win a signed piece of artwork from the Pendragon Electron User column from 1986.
The BBC have finally released the final design for their BBC Micro Bit (micro:bit) The BBC Micro Bit is a piece of hardware that will be distributed between 1 million school kids across the United Kingdom. The small PCB has a small but quite high power CPU at its core, a programmable array of 25 red LED […]
Pre final edit clips from Syntax Era (Micro Men)
Micro Men is a one-off BBC drama television show set in the late 1970s and the early-mid 1980s, about the rise of the British home computer market.
Watford Electronics BEEB Video Digitser. This allows you to connect up a video camera, VCR, DVD player etc to you BBC Micro and take still photographs.
This is a machine that I have been after for some time. This model was more aimed at the home user rather than schools as it featured a UHF TV modulator (You could use a normal TV instead of a expensive monitor) and 2 Atari type joystick ports. This machine is recognisable from its green function […]
Could frak! be one of the best games for the BBC Micro (apart from Elite!) If not, what’s your favorite, and why!
The BeebSID allows you to attach a Commodore SID audio chip to a Acorn BBC computer. The case was inspired by the Internet box used in the fantastic British sitcom, IT Crowd. I have uploaded a video to YouTube to show the device in action. Enjoy!
Shortly after unveiling it at the Midlands Show on July 13th, RISC OS Open Ltd announced the official release of RISC OS 5.20 – the latest ‘stable’ version* – towards the end of the month. This version incorporates a massive 625 changes for the IYONIX pc, and 654 changes for the OMAP3 platform, as used on the BeagleBoard. Many of the changes are common to […]