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by AmericanPi
Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from South Wales
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: Hello from South Wales

Richey wrote:...Thank you! I've got to try and get one of those Spectrum Next's :D
AW DUDE! I've been watching that and then saw @ZX81Museum's twitter feed post the update. I think thats so cool. We've been waiting a long time for that. I shoulda posted the article here.

Maybe i'll go do that now.
by AmericanPi
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from South Wales
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: Hello from South Wales

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- Hey man
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Welcome. Glad to finally meet ya' :lol:
_I wish I had a Spectrum. I'm trying to get some stuff for my TS1000 right now like a printer and keyboard and stuff.
__when I'm done with with my TS1000 I'm gonna get my first Speccy.

Anywho. Welcome.
by AmericanPi
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi to everyone!
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Hi to everyone!

wilco2009 wrote:...The only tip that I can give you, is that you have to study with dedication...
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- Thanks man
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I appreciate the advice. That kinda supportive stuff is why I stay on this forum.
_see you on a thread sometime
by AmericanPi
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??
Replies: 22
Views: 2202

Re: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??

That's one of Dave Currans USB conversion kits for the Spectrum, there are also ZX81 models available, and he has them for sale on his website http://blog.tynemouthsoftware.co.uk/2015/04/zx-spectrum-usb-keyboard-conversion-kits.html . The controler and matrix fit into the shell of a dead Sinclair (...
by AmericanPi
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi to everyone!
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Hi to everyone!

- - Hey wilco2009 - Hey man. Welcome to the forum :!: _That's cool your at IT guy. I'm hoping to get into that after College this semester but think it's going to be hard with only an Associates in Liberal Studies. __Any tips for me :?: e.g. What kind of skills should i definitively have. __tx for a...
by AmericanPi
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??
Replies: 22
Views: 2202

Re: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??

- - - Aw :( _that's kinda what it looked like, something that just sits on top of the regular keyboard membrane. __well that stinks, I mean that introduces allot of slack and now i have to press on those keys the same way i would if i was using the regular keyboard. ___so maybe not so "SUPERBAD". [q...
by AmericanPi
Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: Birth of BASIC
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Re: Birth of BASIC

Yea I saw that diggin' around. _that's actually a "straight from the horses mouth" documentary. __I thought it was weird that I couldn't find anything on Basic other than that. Well, that Documentary pretty much has it all any: the people, the places, the pictures. So I guess it doesn't matter too m...
by AmericanPi
Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??
Replies: 22
Views: 2202

Re: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??

Speaking of add ons.... _have you seen this SuperBad https://www.google.com/search?q=sinclair+zx81+printer&biw=1366&bih=612&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiMvMCKgOHRAhUFPCYKHRcjB7UQ_AUIBygC#imgrc=hwEtLrLbExkK7M%3A keyboard :shock: Why doesn't my image show up when I use [img]http://image_url[/...
by AmericanPi
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??
Replies: 22
Views: 2202

Re: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??

Except you could not get a ZX printer in the states as it was banned by the FCC! Get outa' here :!: Wow. That's kinda messed up. You had to use the far superior Alphacom 32 (Timex 2040 in the USA) This thing :?: tell ya' what....the Timex 2040 looks way cooler than the Sinclair zx81 printer clunkin...
by AmericanPi
Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??
Replies: 22
Views: 2202

Re: A Place for Real Computer Newbs??

When I opened my (Mint Condition with all literature and original parts and plastic) TS1000 it had this full page fold out that had all these accessories by Sinclair, maybe one or two by a third party, you could buy. Like the inkless printer RetroTechie mentioned, ram packs and all kinds of stuff. Y...