Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Apr 2007 22:47 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Clive Sinclair's ZX Spectrum is a quarter of a century old today. The machine that really launched the UK IT industry hit the streets of a depressed Britain on 23 April, 1982. Dark days, then. But lo, along came bespectacled Messiah Sir Clive Sinclair with the successor to his 1981 release, the black-and-white ZX-81. The ZX Spectrum boasted a visual cortex-melting eight colours at 256 x 192 resolution, blistering 3.5MHz CPU, and crucially, a crisp-repelling vulcanised rubber keyboard."
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Loved it, miss it.
by DaaT on Tue 24th Apr 2007 17:17 UTC
DaaT
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2005-10-21

It was my first computer and I spent soooooooo many hours, days, years, playing it. Amazing machine, very fond memories. Like waiting 5mns for it to load the game (with that characteristic noise) and then, right at the end... "load error" ;)

Awesome machine no doubt, really loved it.

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