4corn Computers


Welcome to 4corn Computers, providing information and downloads related to the computers produced by Acorn Computers Ltd (1979-1998).

With advice and support on running emulators of these machines on modern PC and other hardware.

As well as the resources on this site, 4corn highly recommends the following websites.

Chris's Acorns

Chris Whytehead's extensive attempts to archive and document nearly every piece of Acorn hardware and software (now hosted by the Centre for Computing History). Contains many scanned documents and software resources.

Stardot and STH Forums

The Stairway to Hell forums provide a great place for people to discuss all aspects of Acorn retro computing. The STH archive also provides hundreds of resources for users of Acorn's 8-bit machines.


APDL Archive

For software for Acorn's 32-bit machines a great place to start is the archives of the Archimedes Public Domain Library. With hundreds of discs of free programs.

Latest News Latest news

28-07-2017 38 Circuit diagrams added

08-05-2017 22 more manuals added to Miscellaneous Documents

03-03-2017 550 scans of 1980s Show Flyers and Brochures online

05-11-2016 70 of Acorn's advertising Brochures online

03-04-2016 The Registered Developer page now has many new items on it

31-03-2016 Acorn Job Adverts - Come and work for Acorn.

15-03-2016 Adverts in Print from newspapers online.

01-02-2016 Publicity Photos and Logos online.