Welcome to my Tangerine collection.
This page is a repository for all of the Tangerine systems, peripherals, and accessories in my collection – it’s currently a work-in-progress, and I’ll continue to add things as and when I have the time.
Tangerine Oric-1 48k
|Release date||September 1982|
|Operating system||Oric Extended BASIC v1.0|
|CPU||MOS Technology 6502A @ 1 MHz|
|Memory||16 KB / 48 KB|
With the success of the ZX Spectrum from Sinclair Research, Tangerine’s backers suggested a home computer and Tangerine formed Oric Products International Ltd to develop the Oric-1. The computer was introduced in 1982. During 1983, approximately 160,000 Oric-1 computers were sold in the UK, plus another 50,000 in France (where it was the year’s top-selling machine). This resulted in Oric being acquired and given funding for a successor model, the 1984 Oric Atmos.