Lardo buys another zeddy

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Lardo Boffin
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Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:27 pm

So there are some people on here who think I buy a lot of zeddies. I guess compared to some I do but it’s not that excessive honest!
In order to keep track I thought I would post them on here as they arrive to prove I don’t have a zedddy / tribble problem (or do...).
ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

Lardo Boffin
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:36 pm

Here is the first one, arrived today.

Its an issue one, quite early, ULA 8119, at least mostly working, bugged ROM (again!!!) zeddy.

Print SQR 0.25 gives the answer 1.3591409. Its plugged into a Chroma SCART and my very handy Memotech keyboard.

The case is in fair condition (all screws but only 1 foot - the early soft sponge type) and judging by how lose the power socket is I would say it has had a fair bit of use.

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I buy these to refurb and sell on to supplement my retro habit but don’t like to touch these old / cool ones.

If anyone is interested its £20 (computer only, nothing done to it) plus p&p (which would be £4 in the UK). PM me if you are interested. :D

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ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

Moggy
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Moggy » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:44 pm

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:27 pm
So there are some people on here who think I buy a lot of zeddies. I guess compared to some I do but it’s not that excessive honest!
In order to keep track I thought I would post them on here as they arrive to prove I don’t have a zedddy / tribble problem (or do...).
Lardo turns to face the other members of the group he has just joined and says....

"Hi my name is Lardo and I'm a zeddyholic"

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1024MAK
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by 1024MAK » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:12 pm

With all due respect, starting the count now, is like starting to count humans in each country on the Earth after you have already been to China! :shock: :lol:

I’m thinking of using ZPPM for this thread (no, NOT pages per minute, but rather Zeddy posts per minute)!

Mark

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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:46 pm

1024MAK wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:12 pm

I’m thinking of using ZPPM for this thread (no, NOT pages per minute, but rather Zeddy posts per minute)!

Mark
Zeddy Purchases Per Minute?
ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

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1024MAK
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by 1024MAK » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:46 pm

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:46 pm
1024MAK wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:12 pm

I’m thinking of using ZPPM for this thread (no, NOT pages per minute, but rather Zeddy posts per minute)!

Mark
Zeddy Purchases Per Minute?
Oh my! :lol:

Lardo Boffin
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:15 pm

So here is another one. :D

This one came with a nice, but possibly homemade keyboard?
Also
. A RAM pack (not yet tested), instructions and pack-in game
. Some tapes including an interesting (home copy?) of ZX Chess
. A PSU for the Sinclair TV (!!)
. A manual and some papers

The zeddy works fine as does the keyboard (although not yet extensively tested)! Nice.

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ZX Chess I
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Looks official from the outside but then...
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ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

Moggy
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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Moggy » Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:38 pm

I know I have a bit of fun over your zeddies lardo but in all seriousness the very fact that you are sending properly refurbished working 81's ,in a much better condition than what they were, back into the wild for others to enjoy and experience olde world computing is to your credit and you have my total respect for a job well done. :D

Best regards.

Moggy.

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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:18 pm

Thanks Moggy!

And in order to reinforce the comedy stereotype this also arrived today. :D

Not sure if it is working or not. I cannot tune it in to my glass screen telly. But it is definitely trying to make a picture and various chips are getting warm so fingers crossed.

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Shame about the lower part of the case but hey ho.
ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

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Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Post by Lardo Boffin » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:00 am

Two arrived yesterday, both working.
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A green PCB issue 3 - I have not had one of those before:
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ZX80
ZX81 iss 1 (bugged ROM, kludge fix, normal, rebuilt)
Iss 3 ZXVid
TS 1000 iss 3, ZXPand AY, ZX8-CCB, ZX-KDLX & ChromaSCART
TS 1500
TS 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 1499)
Various Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA

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