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The most famous European micro in all its rubber-keyed glory. Note the multitude of different symbols on the keys (five to six different functions per key). All done in the name of simplicity, of course. Little wonder it quickly became a games machine.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
Search Google or Ebay United States for Sinclair ZX-Spectrum (more links, auctions & searches)
Other series members
ZX-Spectrum, ZX-Spectrum Plus, ZX-Spectrum 128k, ZX-Spectrum Plus 2, ZX-Spectrum Plus 3, ZX-Spectrum Plus 2A.
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Pricing 125.00 GBP (United Kingdom, 1982), 175.00 GBP (United Kingdom, 1982), 28,000.00 GRD (Greece, 1985)
Emphasis Education, Gaming, Programming
Hardware compatibility ZX-Spectrum
Timeline Released: 1982
CPU type Z80A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 3.5 MHz
ROM Size 16 KiB
RAM Size 16 KiB, 48 KiB
Number of keys 40
Dimensions 23.3 x 14.4 x 3.0 cm (9.2 x 5.7 x 1.2 in)
Weight 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
Graphics modes 256x192x8
Text modes 32x24x8
Total number of colours 8
Sound channels 1
Volume/DAC resolution 1
Sound output Mono
Cassette tape speed 1,200 bps
I/O Ports Expansion, TV output, Tape recorder

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