Video Archives

These days we are certainly spoiled when we want to learn how to program our computer. Stroll to your local newsagents, pick up any magazine based at Web developers and you'll likely find a free DVD attached with video tutorials on hundreds of snazzy things!

When the Acorn Electron was released, there were no DVDs and, indeed, three different video recorders were doing the rounds (VHS, Beta & V2000). If you wanted to learn using a video, it was going to be expensive...

This section includes information on the only two videos ever released for the Electron (at £19.95 each!). It also includes M. Hilbert's seminal homage to the 8bit machines (a flash animation).