ZX80 US vs UK..

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bola_dor
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ZX80 US vs UK..

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What would be the differences between the ZX80 US vs UK versions? Do both have ISS 1 and 2?

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bola_dor wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:48 pm
What would be the differences between the ZX80 US vs UK versions? Do both have ISS 1 and 2?
Having owned both US and UK types the only difference I could detect was the television standard between the two countries ie the modulator.
Mine was a later ABS cased model suggesting issue 2 as per my UK one.

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Moggy wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 9:03 pm
bola_dor wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:48 pm
What would be the differences between the ZX80 US vs UK versions? Do both have ISS 1 and 2?
Having owned both US and UK types the only difference I could detect was the television standard between the two countries ie the modulator.
Mine was a later ABS cased model suggesting issue 2 as per my UK one.
Great info.. would running 60Hz instead of 50Hz prevent some software to run? Or are there any other known implications?
Thanks

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Also read this topic ;)

Mark

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Thanks for stepping in Mark, at this point I'm officially out of my depth! :oops:

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1024MAK wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 9:48 pm
Also read this topic ;)

Mark
Thanks..
I am about to receive one ZX80 US soon so I am quite anxious :D
I've already made my own video back porch composite mod from http://zx.zigg.net/misc-projects/ while waiting..
(Should this be moved to the hardware forum?)
Are there any known software incompatibility?

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