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Introduce yourself to your fellow forum members - what was your journey into the Sinclair world?
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hinotor1
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Hello all!

Post by hinotor1 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:21 pm

Hi,
Old time Sinclair user (not the mag) here. I work in maintaining a collection of microcomputer technologies for a research centre in a university, in addition to having never really quit using any computer I ever owned to make computer graphics and music since my first ZX 48k.
Nice to meet you all! :)

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Daeve
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Joined: Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:33 am
Location: Leics, UK

Re: Hello all!

Post by Daeve » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:19 pm

Hello! As a new member myself, it’s a friendly place here :)

Lardo Boffin
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Re: Hello all!

Post by Lardo Boffin » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:24 am

Welcome. :D

What kind of tech do you maintain?
ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

hinotor1
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Re: Hello all!

Post by hinotor1 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:52 pm

Hi All! I've arrived from over at Stardot and enjoy the friendliness and support over there too :)

The research centre collection is just starting its collection but includes several BBC Micros, ZX81s, Spectrums, a Jupiter Ace and other bits and bobs including hundreds of old microcomputer magazines but we are looking to add to this. Personally I have ZX81s, Amigas 500&1200, BBCs, C64, Atari800xls, Spectrum 16k/48k/128k, Intellivision, 2600, Vectrex, Snes, dreamcast, Magnavox, Tomitronics, Colecovision, Acetronic (and lots of synths, video hardware and drum machines) and thats about all I can remember off the top of my head, nothing too exotic, apart from a Fairlight CVI, but lots of fun stuff. I mostly use the non-gaming machines for making computer art, graphics, video and music and am currently building diy speech synthesizers and interfaces for connecting microcomputers to analogue modular synths from circuits that I've found in old magazines. Too much fun and too little time :)

dessony
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Location: Indiana, USA

Re: Hello all!

Post by dessony » Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:59 am

Hinotor1,

Welcome to ZX80, ZX81,TS1000,TS1500, Spectrum 16k - 128k and Jupiter Ace forums. Some of us also own TS2068s.

Cheers,
DesSony

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mrtinb
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Re: Hello all!

Post by mrtinb » Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:47 am

... and Lambda 8300. :)

Hi!
Martin
ZX81, Lambda 8300, Commodore 64, Mac G4 Cube

dr beep
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Location: Boxmeer

Re: Hello all!

Post by dr beep » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:29 pm

To the new forummers!

If you haven't played with a ZX81 since many moons..... then take a look in the games section.
A lot has changed over the last years.

With proper hardware you can even play laserdisc games on a ZX81
Or get stunned by all other games created after your ZX81 started gathering dust.

McKlaud
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Location: St Albans, UK

Re: Hello all!

Post by McKlaud » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:51 am

Hi and welcome on board.
Claudius
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1024MAK
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Re: Hello all!

Post by 1024MAK » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:46 am

Welcome on board!

:D :D :D

Hello. A warm welcome to Sinclair ZX World.

I hope you have fun here :D

Mark

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