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But the BBC had (and was very well utilised) a User Port which could do output as well as 'input'. Coupled with the parallel port on the old Beeb this gave you lots of stuff to play with (more or less an entire 6522, Analogue port, etc).

All the useful I/O I can see on this one is just the 'general purpose input', which seems intentionally vague. (Let me guess, this means the 'analogue' port?)

 is a RISC OS Userpiemmm on 11/5/04 5:24PM
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