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 for Acorn Archimedes
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Archimedes
  Acorn Archimedes
  
      A family of microcomputers produced by Acorn
     Computers, Cambridge, UK.  The Archimedes, launched in June
     1987, was the first RISC based personal computer
     (predating Apple Computer's Power Mac by some seven
     years).  It uses the Advanced RISC Machine (ARM) processor
     and includes Acorn's multitasking operating system and
     graphical user interface, RISC OS on ROM, along with an
     interpreter for Acorn's enhanced BASIC, BASIC V.
  
     The Archimedes was designed as the successor to Acorn's
     sucessful BBC Microcomputer series and includes some
     backward compatibility and a 6502 emulator.  Several
     utilities are included free on disk (later in ROM) such as a
     text editor, paint and draw programs.  Software emulators
     are also available for the IBM PC as well as add-on Intel
     processor cards.
  
     There have been several series of Archimedes: A300, A400,
     A3000, A5000, A4000 and RISC PC.
  
     Usenet FAQ
     ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/acorn/)">(ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/acorn/).
     Archive site list
     http://cs.vu.nl/~gerben/acorn/acorn-archives.txt)">(http://cs.vu.nl/~gerben/acorn/acorn-archives.txt).
     ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/)">HENSA archive (ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/).  Stuttgart
     ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn)">archive (ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn).
  
     See also Crisis Software, Warm Silence Software.
  
     (1998-04-03)
  

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