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Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:54 pm
by Lardo Boffin
Hello all

The clearout continues! I had meant to get this one sorted out and working but never got round to it and probably will not now. So if anyone is interested it is up for £100 plus p&p.
It is in I would say very good physical condition - just the white Sinclair rubbing off. I will post some more photos taken in the daylight tomorrow.
Unfortunately it doesn’t work - it gets to the (C) Sinclair prompt more often than not but then the picture goes blocky. RAM issue maybe?
Regardless I would not attempt to fix one of these myself - not enough around to risk one (only 15,000 made of the issue one I have been told) and don’t really have the cash to spend when I have a working one. It may be an easy fix to those who know but that is not me. :oops:

PM me if interested!

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Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:59 pm
by Lardo Boffin
Oh, it comes with polys (not brilliant), PSU (never tested as it has no plug and I always use my modern one), aerial lead and cassette leads (also never used... :oops: ) and the Introduction guide. :D

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:26 pm
by Lardo Boffin
A few more photos in the daylight. As can be seen there is a little scuff near the Q key but that is about it.
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Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:03 pm
by Lardo Boffin
Currently reserved!

Taken!

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
by Crayon21
I was too late, damn it!

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm
by Lardo Boffin
Crayon21 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
I was too late, damn it!
I have another one on a popular auction website. :D

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:48 pm
by Crayon21
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Crayon21 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
I was too late, damn it!
I have another one on a popular auction website. :D
link please

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:57 pm
by Lardo Boffin
Crayon21 wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:48 pm
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Crayon21 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
I was too late, damn it!
I have another one on a popular auction website. :D
link please
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Issue-One-16 ... 3685846225

Always happy to accept lower offers from forum members.

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:45 pm
by Crayon21
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:57 pm
Crayon21 wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:48 pm
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm


I have another one on a popular auction website. :D
link please
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Issue-One-16 ... 3685846225

Always happy to accept lower offers from forum members.
i live in the U.S, will it be sent to me or not?