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Acorn System 3

The Acorn System 3 is disc-based computer in a card frame. A minimum System 3 configuration is:


* 1MHz 6502 CPU

* VDU interface

* 8K RAM with 4K BASIC ROM

* Floppy disc controller

* 100K 5.¼" disc drive mounted in the card frame.

* Additional cards can be added as required.


Acorn also produced a 6809 CPU  card to create a disc-based system running the FLEX OS.

Specification
Part No.

CPU
6502 / 6809
CPU Clock
1 MHz
RAM
8 Kb
ROM
4 Kb (Basic)
OS
FLEX OS
Graphics
80 x 25 Character VDU interface
Ports
RS232*,
Drives
100K 5 1/4" Floppy Drive
System Keyboard
*
Optional Additions