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ZX81 – The Oregon Trail

Although the ZX81 was not much of a computer and any game or program it was capable of running looks primitive today, some just kept their place in history – The Oregon Trail was one of these items (maybe because … Continue reading

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ZX81 – Code from the past, coding with the tools of today

Some time back, I posted an article on the ZX81 Computer I got off eBay and how coding of old listing was done way back when. Now, that last article was dealing with a listing retrieved from an old CHIP … Continue reading

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26 Years ago – Writing a Computer Program in 1985

Way back last year I wrote about having aquired a Sinclar ZX 81 home computer on eBay. Back then, I had problems hooking the old veteran up to my modern TV – and I still have. I have – again … Continue reading

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Looking at the ZX-81 – does it work? Or is it dead?

Unfortunately, this turned out to be not as easy as I hoped it would be: the ZX-81 was built to “minimalistic” standards – to be polite! There is no LED or light to indicate if it is switched on or … Continue reading

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Another Home Computer Veteran

Besides the CPC464 that has been described in some of the previous blog posts, I also managed to get hold of an Sinclair ZX-81 via eBay. This one came at 54,50€ plus shipping. The box arrived today and – you … Continue reading

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