ZX Spectrum Next

A place to discuss the ZX80's and ZX81's younger brother - the Sinclair ZX Spectrum
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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by PokeMon » Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:17 pm

Yes - indeed.
You could order them via SMR including all screw parts or keyboard (depending on long or short version of case):
https://www.sellmyretro.com/search?keyw ... &listSort=

Shipment fee international is EUR 3.70 (not 18 EUR as per formulor direct order). ;)

And yes - I did the design. It is more simple, nothing spectacular. But will protect the NEXT inside. 8-)

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by brunosilva » Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:32 pm

hi.

but ordering from formulator, we also get the screws and the other stuff or only the acrylic?

Thnaks

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by PokeMon » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:00 pm

Formulor delivers only the plane acrylic parts, it is one big plate cutted into the parts. Additionally you have to countersink the outer holes yourself manually - this can not be done with the laser cutter. But is done in the parts delivered from the sellmyretro cases.

Looks like this

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or this (2 cases on one plate due to fixed plate sizes)

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by brunosilva » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:13 pm

ok...

i'll order later from SMR :)

Bruno

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by PokeMon » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:39 pm

By the way - through rearrangement I got the complete case with keyboard now onto the smaller plate as well (for single orders). 8-)

http://www.formulor.de/design/6PWUv

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by brunosilva » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:31 pm

Hi @PokeMon

its not possible to have also an hole in the left side of the front part of the case?

i will solder there the joystick ports...

Thanks

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by PokeMon » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:35 pm

Sorry - I don't do customization. Why can't you use the already soldered on the right side ???

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by brunosilva » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:54 pm

i think they could break easily when inserting/removing joysticks...

the board with the case will have the joysticks ports at the left and not the right ...

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by PokeMon » Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:07 pm

brunosilva wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:54 pm
i think they could break easily when inserting/removing joysticks...
I don't think so. The mount variant is quite safe. Cables will be inserted and removed in horizontal position only. Mounting screws are overrated. ;)

brunosilva wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:54 pm
the board with the case will have the joysticks ports at the left and not the right ...
I know - but who ever has a board with a case will probably not remove that board from this hyper case ...

Anyway it is just an offer from me I made for my personal use of my NEXT board. I don't expect high volume orders and it is not really commercial as I earn less than 10% on the case - if at all when calculating manual time with countersinking and ordering distance parts, screws, plastic washers and so on. If nobody need, no problem.

You are free to modify the case while downloading SVG or do your own in general.

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Re: ZX Spectrum Next

Post by brunosilva » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:05 pm

i'll buy it and i will try to find someone that can cut me this one...

no problem... its a good case! :)

EDIT: just bought it! :)

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