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American ZX80

You could buy it as a kit or finished through mail order. This came with BASIC built in and a 4k RAM pack!

ZX80 /ZX81

Based around a Z80 processor Clive Sinclair effectively created the UK computer market with his ZX80, ZX81 and ZX Spectrum.

Spectrum 16K

Original Rubber Keyboard model. First released with 16k memory. Initially priced at around £100.

Spectrum 48K

Popular 48K version. More memory added but not much else. Many peoples first computer the Spectrum brought affordable computing to the masses. Thousands of games were released as with only 48k to play with games could be written by one person.

Spectrum Plus

Spectrum Plus added new keyboard.

Amstrad Spectrum +2

128K with built-in tape deck, new (grey) case and keyboard. First Amstrad-produced model.

+3 with a tape deck instead of disk drive

Spectrum +3

128K with built-in disk drive, new ROMs including a DOS and some internal changes on the bus. Back to a black case.

Sinclair Spectrum Games

There are some great arcade games on the spectrum despite its limited graphical ability. The death star trench run from Star Strike shows just how good they could be.

Ultimate Play the game produced some of the best games ever to fit into 48k. Gunfright is an all time classic.

In an attempt to teach you the dates of famous battles Bak to Skool and Skooldaze are probably one of the most original games ever.

Football manager was a huge success in its day and produced one of the first games programming Celebrities out of Kevin Toms.