Datel Joystick Adaptor

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Lardo Boffin
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Datel Joystick Adaptor

Post by Lardo Boffin » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:59 pm

Hi all

This came plugged into a ZX81 that came with a couple of Spectrums:-
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Should it have been plugged into a Spectrum?

Thanks!

Lardo
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1024MAK
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Re: Datel Joystick Adaptor

Post by 1024MAK » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:31 pm

It's a Kempston compatible Joystick interface using minimal address decoding (only A5 and /IORQ), so will work okay on both 16k/48k Spectrum and ZX81 computers. Not that many ZX81 games support Kempston Joystick interfaces mind (search the forum for more info).

Mark

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