Not currently on display at the V&A

Personal Computer

1984 (made)
Place of origin

Black desktop computer with keyboard and manuals

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Computer
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard
  • Cable
  • Manuals
Brief description
Personal computer, 'Apricot' 256K, made by A.C.T. Britain, 1984
Physical description
Black desktop computer with keyboard and manuals
Object history
16 bit, 256k RAM portable desk top computer, designed and assembled by ACT. This example in black, but also available in cream. Twin disk drives.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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