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by Lardo Boffin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Case for ZX80
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Case for ZX80

Daeve wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:57 am
Not sure I’ve seen anyone sell them, but they can be printed: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1880449

Edit: it seems you can via - https://www.shapeways.com/product/R4EKH ... 0-case-top
Good find!
by Lardo Boffin
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Identifying Board Version
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Identifying Board Version

If you google images of the PCB versions (list here https://spectrumforeveryone.com/technical/zx-spectrum-models/) and then compare what you can see through the edge connector to what you can see in the images you can probably identify it. There are quite a few images here https://k1.spdns.de/Vintag...
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: 8K BASIC ROM for ZX80
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: 8K BASIC ROM for ZX80

Mutant Caterpillar Games may be able to help.

http://www.mutant-caterpillar.co.uk/
by Lardo Boffin
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Which is better? Spectrum or other....
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: Which is better? Spectrum or other....

You can get an NTSC conversion kit for the rubber key Spectrum from Mutant Caterpillar Games.

http://www.mutant-caterpillar.co.uk/sho ... ts_id=4393
by Lardo Boffin
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Which is better? Spectrum or other....
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: Which is better? Spectrum or other....

If you go the route of a ‘real’ Spectrum you can get HDMI with this plug in https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/brand-new-zx-_hd-hdmi-interface-for-the-zx-spectrum-27558 Not used one myself. I have a SpectraSCART (which does a superb SCART output). You can also get SD card readers. There are l...
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: ZX80 value?
Replies: 6
Views: 501

Re: ZX80 value?

They are silly money. A very nice boxed one can do £300 plus at auction which is as close to a ‘true’ value as you can get. They can go for even more with the white PSU.
by Lardo Boffin
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: ZX81 main board
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Re: ZX81 main board

I have a spare main board / possibly two. I need to have a look and see how complete they are though! I will post some photos later and you can decide if they are of any use to you. No idea if they work. They won’t have any chips but Z80s are easy to get. I get them from here https://www.retroleum.c...
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Memopak 16k - in need of new caps etc. before being used?
Replies: 14
Views: 1160

Re: Memopak 16k - in need of new caps etc. before being used?

The dip switches control whether the RAM pack is a master or slave etc. You can plug mote than one of these at a time I believe.
I am sure I have a manual that shows what the settings are somewhere. I will have a look later.
by Lardo Boffin
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Bugged ROM issue one ZX81 up for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: Bugged ROM issue one ZX81 up for sale

Taken. :D