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by RWAP
Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:14 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Non-Working ZX81
Replies: 3
Views: 4642

Non-Working ZX81

I have a non-working ZX81 which can be had for the cost of post and packing. No keyboard on this one (I used it for the template for the new membranes which are coming very soon.....). The case itself is in good condition - I don't have a PSU any longer, so not sure what problems it has (think it ju...
by RWAP
Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Ball Blaster
Replies: 24
Views: 11065

Re: Ball Blaster

Just a slight problem with the game - if one of the bouncing balls hits the blaster, some of the graphic is lost.

Other than that a nice simple game - addictive
by RWAP
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:45 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: I'VE GOT MY ZX-81!!!!! =8-D
Replies: 18
Views: 19153

Re: I'VE GOT MY ZX-81!!!!! =8-D

Great news !

The problem with a TV is an age old problem - modern TVs expect a strong signal to allow it to automatically tune - it therefore struggles with the poor signal from the ZX81.
by RWAP
Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Build hardware for a price?
Replies: 12
Views: 7363

Re: Build hardware for a price?

The other thing to consider is financing the production run. However, as a long time trader, I am interested in funding new hardware projects for the Spectrum, ZX80, ZX81, Z88 or QL. Certainly an AY interface which will work with the ZX81, Spectrum and Spectrum 128K sounds ideal as it has the widest...
by RWAP
Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Finding the right keys for commands?
Replies: 6
Views: 5745

Re: Finding the right keys for commands?

I do like the idea of some emulators which allow you to type in a line of BASIC using your PC keyboard into a separate parser - it then works out the various tokens used by the BASIC - this can be a fast way of entering a line. Otherwise, is there an easy way of entering a program in a text editor a...
by RWAP
Fri May 30, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 28
Views: 16083

Re: Replacement Keyboard Membranes

OK Andy - email me your address and as soon as they come in I will send one to you for testing.

Sorry everyone else - you will have to purchase one!
by RWAP
Fri May 30, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 28
Views: 16083

Re: Replacement Keyboard Membranes

Just an update on the production of replacement keyboard membranes for the Sinclair ZX81. The five sample membranes we ordered as an initial batch for testing are now ready and should be sent to me next week. I can check for quality, but does anyone want one to check they actually work (I don't have...
by RWAP
Tue May 27, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Software for Timex RS232 interface
Replies: 10
Views: 8455

Re: Software for Timex RS232 interface

No sign of the software anywhere, but the manual appears at:
http://timex.comboios.info/tmxtechrs232.html
by RWAP
Sat May 24, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: VB81
Replies: 27
Views: 20918

VB81

Has anyone had a play with VB81 - http://zx81.vb81.free.fr/

Thought it looked interesting, but not had chance to try it out yet.
by RWAP
Wed May 21, 2008 7:46 am
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: On the subject of preservation...
Replies: 6
Views: 5484

Re: On the subject of preservation...

Ah, but unlike WoS, we do not know the copyright status of many of these files, or do we?