The Acorn Electron core is a FPGA based recreation of the Acorn Electron home computer and Plus1 hardware expansion. It’s written in VHDL and runs on the FPGAArcade’s Replay board.

The current version of the core is feature complete with the ability to load and run games/programs, save data to a virtual cassette, play audio etc.

A series of blog posts discuss the Acorn Electron and this project in detail.


Source code is available on GitHub and a prebuilt binaries for devices running the FPGA Arcade firmware can be found on the Releases page.