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Oric 8-Bits

Type: Computer
Publisher: Oric
Firstly released in: United Kingdom
First release: 1983
Release and compatibility details: Included are Oric compatible 8-Bit Computers: Oric 1 (1983), Atmos (1984) and Telestrat (1986).

Success and unsuccess:

Most popular years: 1983-1984
Most popular countries: France
Amount of games in database: 4 (list)
Importance on the market in the most popular years: Very low

Characteristics:

One of the most popular computers in Western Europe in the first half of 80s with good hardware, very nice design and relatively lot of games on cassettes and also for Telestrat diskettes. Because french company Eureka bought Oric company in 1985, these computers have been very popular especially in France.

Oric 1:
CPU: 6502 A , 1 MHz
RAM: 16 KB or 48 KB
ROM: 16 KB
TEXT MODES: 40 x 28
GRAPHIC MODES: 240 x 200 (high resolution)
COLORS: 8
SOUND: 3 voices, 8 octaves

More info: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=180

Atmos is almost the same computer except the debugged rom and cool design.
More info: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=79

Telestrat is done already in France, has AZERTY keyboard, floppy disk and was especially designed for telecommunications.
More info: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=235

Games and music info:

Most common media for storing games: Cassette
Average packed game size: 10 kB

Emulation info:

Euphoric - I think the only choice. Because the original site link is broken, I have pointed the link to the Oric.org FTP archive.

This emulation info was written on 17.December 2002. (This time is very important, because emulation info very depends on the time it was written - emulators can improve a lot after this time..).

Record created/updated: 16. July 2004.
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