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The BBC Microcomputer System (BBC Micro)

BBC Micro Manuals

 

This page will eventually be home for any documentation that I find that I need for my BBC Model B Micro.

Very few of the documents here have been formally released into the Public Domain and copyright is still held by the original authors and publishers. However, after all this time, I imagine that very few of the authors would object to people using these legacy documents, or me distributing them. However, if you are the holder of the copyright to any of this information and object to its being here, please let me know and I will remove it.

 

 

User Guides

BBC Microcomputer System

- User Guide

 

Issue 1 - October 1984

 

Original edition written by John Coll, edited by David Allen.

 

With Amendments by Acorn Computers Limited

 

Downloaded from:  http://www.retro-kit.co.uk/

BBC Microcomputer System

- Advanced User Guide

Andrew C. Bray, Adrian C. Dickens & Mark A. Holmes

PDF conversion by John Simpson

Downloaded from The BBC Lives!

Z80 Second Processor User Guide

Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

Z80 Second Processor User Guide

(Microsoft Word 97 Format)

Transcribed by Mark Usher from Acorn Document 4090 10

Acorn Computers Limited

Preparing the BBC Microcomputer for the Z80 Second Processor Transcribed by Mark Usher from Acorn Document 4090 11

Downloaded from The BBC Lives!

Z80 BBC BASIC User Guide

Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from stardot.org.uk Acorn - posted by mjforbes

Z80 BBC BASIC User Guide

(Rich Text Format)

Transcribed by Mark Usher from Acorn Document 4090 03

Downloaded from The BBC Lives!

     
     
     
     

Hardware Manuals / Reference

BBC Microcomputer Service Manual

Acorn Computers Limited

 

Reproduced from the original by: Mark Usher marku@magnet.at

 

Downloaded from:  http://www.retro-kit.co.uk/

Troubleshooting the BBC Micro

(Collection of pages in TIF format)

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

The Open Tech Unit, Paisley College

Crown Copyright, published by HMSO, 1987

Troubleshooting the BBC Micro

(Converted to PDF)

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

The Open Tech Unit, Paisley College

Crown Copyright, published by HMSO, 1987

Microprocessor Systems Servicing

Servicing the BBC Micro

Hardware and Simple Test Programs

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Courtesy of Andrew (aferenbach )

Servicing the BBC Micro

6502 Assembly Language

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Courtesy of Andrew (aferenbach )

Servicing the BBC Micro

Free Run Signature Analysis

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Courtesy of Andrew (aferenbach )

Servicing the BBC Micro - Various :

 

Additional Circuits, e.g. Econet

Printer & User Port Tests

Cassette Interface Protection

In Circuit Emulation

Tracing Processor Execution

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Courtesy of Andrew (aferenbach )

Servicing the BBC Micro

Links & Component Locations

Microelectronics Educational Development Centre

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Courtesy of Andrew (aferenbach )

Z80 Second Processor Service Manual Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

Z80 Co-processor Circuit Diagram

(As a single file in TIF format)

Downloaded from Jon Welch's site
80 Character VDU Card

(Not from a Model "B")

Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

     

Software Manuals / Reference

Acornsoft "C" User Guide, 1987

Raw 600 DPI Scan to PDF

(134 Pages, 295MB PDF)

Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from the stardot user forums

Scanned by Elminster

Acornsoft "C" User Guide, 1987

OCR'ed with Adobe Acrobat X

(134 Pages, 118 MB PDF)

Acorn Computers Limited

Scanned by Elminster

OCR Version by me, this is a rough 'n' ready first pass, it is searchable, but does not have hyperlinks, clickable TOC, etc.

Disc Filing System User Guide 1983

- with addendum for the 1770 DFS.

Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

ADFS User Guide. Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

FilePlan User Guide

(Collection of pages in TIF format)

Downloaded from Jon Welch's site

GrafPlan User Guide

(Collection of pages in TIF format)

Downloaded from Jon Welch's site

MemoPlan User Guide

(As a single file in TIF format)

Downloaded from Jon Welch's site

Z80 Second Processor Function Key-strip Images Downloaded from Jon Welch's site
     
     

Acorn Support Group - Application Notes

Z80 Second Processor Application Note Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from Chris's Acorns

Acorn Computer I/O Port Pin-outs Acorn Computers Limited

Downloaded from retrocomputers.eu

     
     

 

 

 

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