It's taken me a while to get here but I've finally got myself a ZX81. Back in the day from '83 I had an Acorn Electron, then a C64 in about '89 or '90, then the Amiga. Later on I got myself a Speccy 48k but I've always wanted to try the earlier machines... I love that aspect of the early days of home computing that really pushed the boundaries and people found ways to achieve so much with the tools that they had.
I never got further than BASIC (I still do some messing around in basic on my Electron), and I am looking forward to learning the ways of the ZX81.
Got a ZX81 on the way, no bells or whistles, but I plan to do some upgrading over time and look forward to seeing what the modern day wizards have put together for the machine!
Addendum... where is everybody? Holiday?
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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 & 2000
Spectrum 16k (iss 1 s/n 862)
Spectrum 48ks plus a DIVMMC future and SPECTRA