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SinclairZX-81

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Hundreds of thousands of people first discovered computing through this tiny black box with the membrane keyboard.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Pricing 149.95 USD (United States, 1981), 298.00 DEM (Germany, 1981), 398.00 DEM (Germany, 1981), 49.95 GBP (United Kingdom, 1981), 69.96 GBP (United Kingdom, 1981), 985.00 FRF (France, 1981), 99.95 USD (United States, 1981)
Emphasis First contact, Gaming
Timeline Production halted: 1982, Released: 1981
CPU type Z80A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 3.25 MHz
ROM Size 8 KiB
RAM Size 1 KiB
Number of keys 40
Graphics modes 64x48x2
Text modes 32x24x2
Total number of colours 2
Cassette tape speed 250 bps
I/O Ports Expansion, TV output, Tape recorder

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