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The IT Crowd Oric Atmos - Story, Repair & Review - As Seen On TV!

I’m the proud owner of an Oric Atmos 8-bit computer that was used as a prop in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd. Here’s the story of how it came to be in my possession, what happened when I tried to power it up for the first time, and what I needed to fix to get it up and running. I also take a look at some games on the system.

Links to things mentioned in the video: The Centre For Computing History: The Centre’s YouTube Channel: Pure Energy Multimedia:

Retro Computer Shack (amplified SCART): Cool Novelties (cassette interface cable):

Defence Force: / Defence Force’s YouTube Channel:

Internet Archive ORIC TOSEC: TAP2WAV utility: TapOric Android app:

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