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A3020 (mine) 2MB (later upgraded to 4) SN: 93-AGB22-1021346
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Looking through the current database, while some machines (eg A5000) are proving difficult to come up with an overall estimate due to the number of variants released, I think I _can_ make some estimates on some of the more common product codes. So :

A3010 :
01-ALC15 (Learning Curve) : 6,246
25-AGB11 (not sure, probably bare 1 MB FD machine?) : 8,608
01-AGB15 (Family Pack) : 13,133

A3020 :
93-AGB22 (2 MB FD) : 52,127
Note that there are also a couple of 01-AGB22s, but not enough to reliably estimate. Second one (01-AGB22-1047893) suggests maybe a similar sized run to 93-AGB22
01-AGB23 (HD 60) : 28,725

A4000 :
01-AGC20 (HD 80) : 20,911
Note : There are probably a few thousand AGC50s (HD 210, think this may also cover the AGC8x machines), but the only AGC10/30/40 numbers I have are in the hundreds.

A5000 :
25-ALB12 (2 MB HD (40?)) : 15,775
25-ALB22 (2 MB HD 80) : 6,558
25-ALB32 (33 MHz 2MB HD 80) : 3,848

A7000 :
80-AMC23 (4 MB HD425 CD) : 5,420

RiscPC 600 :
72-ACB25 (30 MHz, 5 MB, HD210) : 17,523
72-ACB45 (30 MHz, 9 MB, HD420) : 7,671
72-ACB64 (33 MHz, 4 MB, HD540) : 1,346

RiscPC 700 :
72-ACB75 (10 MB, HD850) : 2,859
72-ACB76 (10 MB, HD850, CD) : 2,058

StrongARM RiscPC :
80-SRP26 ("160MHz" - not up to usual standard here!) : 768
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A few more to add to the list:


01-ALC15-0004301 A3010 ARM250 2Mb

72-ACB77-1010078 RiscPC 700 5M 540Mb (I think)

72-ACB65-1010084 RiscPC 600
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I would have thought that the A3010 would have been the best selling Acorn? It should have outsold the big box Acorns by a long way?
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a1exh wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:55 am
I would have thought that the A3010 would have been the best selling Acorn? It should have outsold the big box Acorns by a long way?
No, it was a flop - too expensive, somewhat outdated, and released at just the wrong time (Megadrive and SNES were eating the home market from the low end, PCs were coming in from the high end, Commodore had just released the A1200 and were discounting A600s like crazy). Biggest selling Arcs by far were the A3000 and A3020, selling mainly to education, particularly the latter.
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Prompted by the chat in tonight's virtual ABUG

RiscPC 600 72-ACB25-1017094

RiscPC 700 72-ACB75-1011050

The RiscPC 600 is our original machine from 1994, since much upgraded from the original spec.

The RiscPC 700 I purchased second hand in about 2000, with a StrongARM processor in but it has 700 printed on the front flap so presumably it had also been upgraded.
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Risc PC 600 72-ACB45-1011140
Risc PC 600 72-ACB25-1013001
Risc PC 600 72-ACB45-1016187

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A5000 25MHz 2MB 80MB 25-ALB22-1016185 (not mine)
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A5000 25MHz 2MB 20MB 25-ALB12-1007600 (not mine)
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A5000 25MHz 2MB 80MB 25-ALB22-1015797 (not mine)
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