Torch Computers Ltd. (Cambridge, U.K.)

The Torch Computer was optimized for network and dial-in communications. Its 6502 coprocessor was dedicated to handling communications tasks. Torch also offered the SuperTorch upgrade, which replaced the Z80A board with a combination Motorola 68000/Z80 board.

Torch Computer (1983, desktop)
Base Configuration: 6MHz Z80A and 2MHz 6502 CPUs; CP/M; 64K RAM and 4K ROM (Z80A); 32K RAM and 48K ROM (6502); two 5.25-inch floppy disk drives; integral 12-inch color CRT; keyboard/keypad; RS-232C, parallel, and A-D ports; BBC BASIC; internal modem; three-voice sound, speech synthesizer


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