Acorn Electron

Resources

Wiki
Old Computers
Acorn Electron World
Chris’s Acorn Collection (documentation, service manuals)

Internals

Motherboard

Electron has three video connectors: RF, composite and RGB.

Composite video output by default is monochrome only. It is very easy to enable colours on this output – all that is needed is to find and close LK4 link.

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RGB output has the following pinout and can be connected to SCART TV input.

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Power Supply

Electron is powered at 19V AC. It is possible to get cheap replacement power supplies, that are used today for various telecommunication equipment.

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Keyboard

Reassembly

Some Crap

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