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If you would like to contribute to articles please [[Special:UserLogin|register/log in]].
 
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''Note: if you created an account before the Wiki was moved from the zxshed site your old username/password should '''still be valid'''.''
 
  
 
==Current Status==
 
==Current Status==
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'''[[ZX Spectrum|Spectrum systems]]:'''
 
'''[[ZX Spectrum|Spectrum systems]]:'''
* Original models: [[ZX Spectrum 16K/48K]] | [[ZX Spectrum+ 128K]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2A/2B, +3/3B]] | [[Timex 2000 series]]
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* Original models: [[ZX Spectrum 16K/48K]] | [[ZX Spectrum 128]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2A/2B, +3/3B]] | [[Timex 2000 series]]
 
* Compatible systems and clones: [[T34VG1]] | [[SAM Coupé]] | [[Speccy2010]] | [[ZX Spectrum SE]]
 
* Compatible systems and clones: [[T34VG1]] | [[SAM Coupé]] | [[Speccy2010]] | [[ZX Spectrum SE]]
  
 
'''Spectrum internals:'''
 
'''Spectrum internals:'''
 
* Components: [[Schematics]] | [[AY-3-8912]] | [[ZX Spectrum ULA]] | [[Z80]] | [[ZX Spectrum edge connector]]
 
* Components: [[Schematics]] | [[AY-3-8912]] | [[ZX Spectrum ULA]] | [[Z80]] | [[ZX Spectrum edge connector]]
* Behaviour: [[Contended memory]] | [[Contended IO]] | [[Floating bus]] | [[Spectrum Video Modes]]
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* Behaviour: [[Contended memory]] | [[Contended I/O]] | [[Floating bus]] | [[Spectrum Video Modes]]
  
 
'''Hardware maintenance:''' [[Replacement Components]]
 
'''Hardware maintenance:''' [[Replacement Components]]
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* Speech synthesis: [[SP0256]]
 
* Speech synthesis: [[SP0256]]
 
* Networking: [[Spectranet]]
 
* Networking: [[Spectranet]]
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* [[Modern hardware]]
  
 
'''Standards:''' [[IDEDOS]] | [[ULAplus]] | [[X80]] | [[ZXI standard]]
 
'''Standards:''' [[IDEDOS]] | [[ULAplus]] | [[X80]] | [[ZXI standard]]
  
'''System software:''' [[Sinclair BASIC history]] | [[ROM images]] | [[+3DOS]] | [[+3e]] | [[Open82]] | [[OpenSE]] | [[Spectrum tape interface]] | [[Channels and streams]]
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'''System software:''' [[Sinclair BASIC history]] | [[ROM images]] | [[+3DOS]] | [[+3e]] | [[Open82]] | [[OpenSE]] | [[Spectrum tape interface]] | [[Channels and streams]] | [[Loading routine "cores"]]
  
'''Software development:''' [[Z80 Programming]] | [[:Category:Specbas|SpecBAS]] | [[18×18 icon format]] | [[BIFROST* Engine]] | [[NIRVANA Engine]] | [[NIRVANA+ Engine]]
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'''Software development:''' [[Z80 Programming]] | [[:Category:Specbas|SpecBAS]] | [[18×18 icon format]] | [[BIFROST* Engine]] | [[BIFROST*2 Engine]] | [[NIRVANA Engine]] | [[NIRVANA+ Engine]]
  
 
'''[[Emulators]]'''
 
'''[[Emulators]]'''
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'''[[:Category:Filesystems|Filesystems]]:'''
 
'''[[:Category:Filesystems|Filesystems]]:'''
* [[MGT filesystem]]
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* [[MGT filesystem]] | [[TR-DOS filesystem]]
  
 
'''[[:Category:Companies|Companies]]:''' [[Sinclair Research Ltd|Sinclair Research]] | [[Miles Gordon Technology]] | [[SAM Computers Ltd|SAM Computers]]
 
'''[[:Category:Companies|Companies]]:''' [[Sinclair Research Ltd|Sinclair Research]] | [[Miles Gordon Technology]] | [[SAM Computers Ltd|SAM Computers]]
  
'''Spectrum culture:''' [[Harry S Price]] | [[Matthew Smith]] | [[Where Are They Now?]]
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'''Spectrum culture:''' [[Harry S Price]] | [[Matthew Smith]] | [[Where Are They Now?]] | [[comp.sys.sinclair Crap Games Competition]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Latest revision as of 19:57, 28 July 2018

The original 16K/48K ZX Spectrum
Sinclair FAQ Wiki


This Wiki is an attempt at rebooting the Sinclair FAQ.

The long term aim is for it to replace the existing stagnant Sinclair FAQs and Tech Wiki as an up to date repository for Sinclair related information on the internet.

If you would like to contribute to articles please register/log in.

Current Status

The wiki is slowly growing, there are several full articles now but it still needs contributions. Please take a look at SinclairFAQ talk:What Needs Doing to see what parts of the wiki you can help with.

Index

Frequently asked questions—start here!

Spectrum systems:

Spectrum internals:

Hardware maintenance: Replacement Components

Hardware addons

Standards: IDEDOS | ULAplus | X80 | ZXI standard

System software: Sinclair BASIC history | ROM images | +3DOS | +3e | Open82 | OpenSE | Spectrum tape interface | Channels and streams | Loading routine "cores"

Software development: Z80 Programming | SpecBAS | 18×18 icon format | BIFROST* Engine | BIFROST*2 Engine | NIRVANA Engine | NIRVANA+ Engine

Emulators

File formats:

Filesystems:

Companies: Sinclair Research | Miles Gordon Technology | SAM Computers

Spectrum culture: Harry S Price | Matthew Smith | Where Are They Now? | comp.sys.sinclair Crap Games Competition

External Links

The Tech Wiki which contains corrections to some of the material in the c.s.s faq reference section, and details of new projects such as the ULAplus, and the "128Ke" idealised Spectrum 128K specification.

The comp.sys.sinclair FAQ which contains the majority of the technical information about the Sinclair ZX80, ZX81, and Spectrum range of computers

The WoS FAQ