lproven at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 14:26:02 CDT 2005
On 7/24/05, Arron McLaughlin <arron.owns at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yesterday I just finished piecing together two dead spectrums into one
> working unit. I had a few problems with screen quality so I replaced
> the modulator with a little composite circuit. Better quality, though
> flicker still remains.Might add a power switch also. This has been my
> first foray into Sinclair machines.
There's a lot going on in the Sinclair world still. Google for
Sinclair Spectrum and be amazed!
There's a project to build an updated-model Speccy, the Spectrum SE,
which brings together the best features of the 48, the 128 and the
Timex Sinclair 2068.
There are new ROMs, some to fix bugs, some to add new features.
There's new software & hardware development. I particularly like the
internal CompactFlash interface - one on a 48K with a cheap 128MB card
can hold every Speccy game ever written.
It's a fun environment still!
Check out World of Spectrum, Planet Sinclair and ZXF Magazine for
starters, and Usenet news:comp.sys.sinclair -- there's an active
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