R-Comp offers RISC OS emulation solutionBy Chris Williams. Published: 10th Oct 2003, 17:45:54 | Permalink | Printable
Look, it's a PC in a small boxWant to run RISC OS on a Windows PC but you're not sure which Wintel hardware to get? Hot on the heels of Advantage Six's offering, R-Comp have launched their RISCube PC system. The RISCube features a 1GHz+ processor, 256Mb DDR RAM, 40GB hard disc, high speed CD Rewriter and DVD drive. Great.
The RISCube uses emulation to run RISC OS 4 and RISC OS software on the WindowsXP host OS. The machine presumably uses VirtualRPC although there's no specific reference to it. The RISCube does include R-Comp's UniPrint system and claims the emulation system beats StrongARM RiscPC speeds.
"We are very conscious that there are companies producing excellent desktop ARM-based RISC OS machines, and we would urge those looking for a stand-alone RISC OS computer to check out the Iyonix and the Omega", R-Comp stress in their announcement.
Spacecube and RISCube website - pricings, details
Previous: Website news
Next: South East show warms up
DiscussionViewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end
Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.
Search the archives
Today's featured article
Should the TCO of RISC OS be higher?
Show us the money
61 comments, latest by datawave on 16/06/05 5:07PM. Published: 17 Feb 2005
Behind the scenes of a pocket RiscPC
How a mobile port of RPCEmu came about
12 comments, latest by JanRinze on 11/6/06 2:17PM. Published: 6 Jun 2006
News and media:
RISCOS Ltd •
RISC OS Open •
MW Software •
Advantage Six •
CJE Micros •
Liquid Silicon •
Chris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collection •
The Register •
The Inquirer •
Apple Insider •
BBC News •
Sky News •
Google News •