Acorn Electron


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



Electron is powered at 18V AC. It is possible to get cheap replacement power supplies, that are used today for various telecommunication equipment.


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

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


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

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From Support Application Note 238

Cassette Recorder


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From Support Application Note 238



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