Greetz from the UK

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RS232
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Greetz from the UK

Post by RS232 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:45 am

Hi all i used to write my own code back in the 80s. Just purchased a zx81 my first computer all over again as well as the zx spectrum 48k. I am modding them both with a number of modern features.

List:
Add volume control for sound - in progress
Add on off swich - done
Replace regulators on both machines to reduce over heating which qill eventually dry out caps - done
Replace caps - in progress
Make compatibility for AV - done
Make compatable for HDMI - in progress
Add 10 inch monitor that powers on with device like a laptop - in progress
Add power on LED - in progress
Mod keyboard- in progress
Qrite some new code, in progress
Make some friends in the community to improve
Zx world...

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Re: Greetz from the UK

Post by 1024MAK » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:16 pm

Welcome on board RS232!

:D :D :D

Hello RS232. A warm welcome to Sinclair ZX World.

I hope you have fun learning about and using your Sinclair computers. And happy hardware hacking!

Mark

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Re: Greetz from the UK

Post by RWAP » Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:51 am

Welcome to the forums - please feel free to share your experiences and projects as you get on

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Re: Greetz from the UK

Post by RS232 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:59 am

Many thanks im developing a custom zx81 and spectrum and hope to share some pictures with you. I have started by changing the regulator. To reduce the heat output by 98% reducing excess wear on the machines capacitors photis to follow

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