Zxpand still available?

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8008guy
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Zxpand still available?

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Hi,

I keep seeing references to the zxpand, are the still for sale somewhere? Or is there information somewhere such that I could build my own?

Cheers,

Len
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Re: Zxpand still available?

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Once every 2 year SirMorris creates a batch if he desires. Then he sells them on SellMyRetro.com.

The design is is not public.

Your only option is patience.
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At the moment, the only option is to register on sellmyretro and then go to the closed listing:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... uter-25903

Click on "Notify When Back in Stock" and you will receive an email as soon as some more are listed by SirMorris. However, they do sell out quickly - normally within a few minutes!
8008guy
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Re: Zxpand still available?

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Thanks guys

I will get in line.
8008guy
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Geese guys.... Thanks alot! That was a bad trip for my wallet!

I ordered a few new toys from the site for my Christmas! :D

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8008guy wrote: Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:10 pm Geese guys.... Thanks alot! That was a bad trip for my wallet!

I ordered a few new toys from the site for my Christmas! :D

len
Been there, done that :lol: Just normally during Christmas or nowhere near Christmas :lol:

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8008guy
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New toys showing up at the doorstep always take the guilt away. ;)
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Re: Zxpand still available?

Post by Mustermann »

Hi Ien,

as I remember you have a minstrel 3 board.
So it might be intresting that ZXPand for minstrel is available at the moment
https://www.tindie.com/products/tynemou ... minstrels/

This seems to work with minstrel board only.
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8008guy
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Thanks for the heads up on that.

I do also have seveal original zx81
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Re: Zxpand still available?

Post by Mustermann »

ZXpand+ had been available at 20th of January for 2h and 28min.

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... ing.-40565
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Minstrel 3 ZX81 clone 64k with battery backup, UDG, CHR$128 and WRX enabled
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