LCD Output for ZX81

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LCD Output for ZX81

Post by RWAP » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:42 pm

Has anyone looked into connecting an LCD direct to the ZX81 rather than using a TV - it could then be turned into a portable computer....

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Re: LCD Output for ZX81

Post by McKlaud » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:08 pm

Hi Rich,

I've been using a 4.3" LCD monitor with a composite input, similar to this one:


I did a special supply cable, and I use a UK1200 PSU for feeding the Zeddy and the monitor. The monitor fits well on the top of the Zeddy case and works fine with a modified video output.

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Re: LCD Output for ZX81

Post by mhudson52 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:19 pm

This is what I did to mine.
TS 1000 bought in 1982 and brought back to life by Sir Ian

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Re: LCD Output for ZX81

Post by siggi » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:05 pm

There are severaöl ZX81 laptops around.
I have one, which could be seen here at Zx-Team Meeting in Mahlerts (incl. a LEGO docking station, containg a keyboard-interface card, a sound card, a ZeddyNet card and a jostick card :mrgreen: ):

My ZX81 web-server: online since 2007

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