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Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: A Londoner Arrives!
Replies: 5
Views: 4226

Re: A Londoner Arrives!

Welcome to the forums - yes, go ahead and post the questions in the hardware section :)
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX Fail
Replies: 14
Views: 10904

Re: ZX Fail

I had this before and the problem is that when you press the enter key, it causes a short somewhere, or twists the heatsink against the 5V regulator. I resolved it by putting a small pad of felt (or a spare rubber key) on top of both the TV modulator and the heatsink
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:38 pm
Topic: Edge connectors / protoboards wanted. (UK.)
Replies: 15
Views: 13318

Re: Edge connectors / protoboards wanted. (UK.)

Charlie has now listed some on sellmyretro - cut to fit and with the key inserted
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Missing in action
Replies: 8
Views: 7888

Re: Missing in action

I have sent Sebastian an email - I hope he is keeping OK. Unfortunately, this Covoid-19 situation has severely impacted postal systems and customs offices. I seem to get buyers asking every day where their orders are (makes me cringe when they have paid £4 postage for an item to go to the USA and wa...
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Z88
Topic: Welcome Z88 Users
Replies: 5
Views: 6874

Re: Welcome Z88 Users

There is a bit of a community but not very big - join the Z88 Forums - and also the "cambridge z88 for everyone" community on facebook
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: ZXSimulator for the Sinclair QL
Replies: 37
Views: 21035

Re: ZXSimulator for the Sinclair QL

Welcome to the forums - great to see a new ZX81 emulator for the QL - there is an existing one, but whilst the Spectrum emulators have had several versions and improvements, there has only ever been Xtricator (
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Small SD Cards (cost of shipping only)
Replies: 10
Views: 13439

Re: Small SD Cards (cost of shipping only)

No sorry - they have gone.
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 : unhappy with new keyboard
Replies: 11
Views: 4843

Re: ZX81 : unhappy with new keyboard

Just wondering what your thoughts were on my membrane and how it compared with the other? (I assume you have received it by now?)
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Understanding ZX81 signals to Timex/Sinclair Printers
Replies: 16
Views: 13400

Re: Understanding ZX81 signals to Timex/Sinclair Printers

A printer emulator as you describe Paul can be achieved with a Memotech Centronics interface and RWAP’s RetroPrinter. But I assume a ESP32 directly on the ZX81 would make a cheaper interface than Memotech I/F + RetroPrinter + Raspberry Pi. Yes, my idea would be to have...
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Gladstone Organic Micro System
Replies: 1
Views: 1664

Re: Gladstone Organic Micro System

That looks interesting - some photos and internals of the boards would be nice if you can