OnThisDay 1981: The BBC Micro computer was launched

BBCArchive Twitter account featured this clip on the BBC Micro connecting via Teletext and acoustic modem to the outside world.

#OnThisDay 1981: The BBC Micro computer was launched. Watch the machine become a piano, and go online… 80s-style.

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One of many emulators for the RE-LAUNCH of the BBC MICRO.
http://www.mkw.me.uk/beebem/index.html

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Here’s another one:

https://virtual.bbcmic.ro/

As explained in this Blog post:

VirtualBeeb is an interactive 3D model of the BBC Micro (1981) on the web! Experience the sights and sounds of the machine that inspired a generation of British kids to code in the 80s at virtual.bbcmic.ro

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