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==Current Status==
 
==Current Status==
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'''[[ZX Spectrum|Spectrum systems]]:'''
 
'''[[ZX Spectrum|Spectrum systems]]:'''
 
* Original models: [[ZX Spectrum 16K/48K]] | [[ZX Spectrum 128]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2]] | [[ZX Spectrum +2A/2B, +3/3B]] | [[Timex 2000 series]]
 
* 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]]
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* Compatible systems and clones: [[T34VG1]] | [[SAM Coupé]] | [[Speccy2010]] | [[ZX Spectrum SE]] | [[Sparrow]]
  
 
'''Spectrum internals:'''
 
'''Spectrum internals:'''
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'''Hardware addons'''
 
'''Hardware addons'''
 
* Floppy drives: [[External floppy drives on the Spectrum +3]] | [[Beta Disk]] | [[+D]] | [[DISCiPLE]] | [[Didaktik 80]] | [[MB-02+]] | [[Opus Discovery]]
 
* Floppy drives: [[External floppy drives on the Spectrum +3]] | [[Beta Disk]] | [[+D]] | [[DISCiPLE]] | [[Didaktik 80]] | [[MB-02+]] | [[Opus Discovery]]
* Other storage: [[DivIDE]] | [[ZX Interface 1]] (Microdrive and ZX Network) | [[Messenger]] | [[Mirage Microdriver]] | [[Multiface]] One/128/3 | [[Rotronics Wafadrive]]
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* Other storage: [[DivIDE]] | [[ZX Interface 1]] (Microdrive and ZX Network) | [[MB03+ Ultimate|MB03+]] | [[Messenger]] | [[Mirage Microdriver]] | [[Multiface]] One/128/3 | [[Rotronics Wafadrive]]
 
* Mouse/joystick: [[AMX Mouse]] | [[Kempston Joystick Interface|Kempston]] | [[ZX Interface 2]]
 
* Mouse/joystick: [[AMX Mouse]] | [[Kempston Joystick Interface|Kempston]] | [[ZX Interface 2]]
 
* Printers: [[ZX Printer]]
 
* Printers: [[ZX Printer]]
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'''[[:Category:File Formats|File formats]]:'''
 
'''[[:Category:File Formats|File formats]]:'''
 
* [[:Category:Native file formats|Native]]: [[FZX format|FZX]] | [[Spectrum tape interface]]
 
* [[:Category:Native file formats|Native]]: [[FZX format|FZX]] | [[Spectrum tape interface]]
* [[:Category:Emulator Disk Image Formats|Disk]]: [[DSK format|DSK/EDSK]] | [[UDI format|UDI]] | [[TRD format|TRD/SCL]] | [[MGT format|MGT/IMG]] | [[OPD format|OPD/OPU]] | [[D80 format|D40/D80]] | [[HDF format|HDF]]
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* [[:Category:Emulator Disk Image Formats|Disk]]: [[DSK format|DSK/EDSK]] | [[UDI format|UDI]] | [[TRD format|TRD]] | [[SCL format|SCL]] | [[MGT format|MGT/IMG]] | [[OPD format|OPD/OPU]] | [[D80 format|D40/D80]] | [[HDF format|HDF]]
 
* [[:Category:Emulator Tape Image Formats|Tape]]: [[PZX format|PZX]] | [[TAP format|TAP]] | [[TZX format|TZX]]
 
* [[:Category:Emulator Tape Image Formats|Tape]]: [[PZX format|PZX]] | [[TAP format|TAP]] | [[TZX format|TZX]]
 
* [[:Category:Emulator Snapshot File Formats|Snapshot]]: [[SNA format|SNA]] | [[Z80 format|Z80]] | [[ZX-State format|ZX-State (SZX)]]
 
* [[:Category:Emulator Snapshot File Formats|Snapshot]]: [[SNA format|SNA]] | [[Z80 format|Z80]] | [[ZX-State format|ZX-State (SZX)]]
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'''[[: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]]
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'''[[Timeline of events]]'''
  
 
'''Spectrum culture:''' [[Harry S Price]] | [[Matthew Smith]] | [[Where Are They Now?]] | [[comp.sys.sinclair Crap Games Competition]]
 
'''Spectrum culture:''' [[Harry S Price]] | [[Matthew Smith]] | [[Where Are They Now?]] | [[comp.sys.sinclair Crap Games Competition]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
[http://scratchpad.wikia.com/wiki/ZX_Spectrum_technical_information 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.
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* [https://scratchpad.fandom.com/wiki/ZX_Spectrum_technical_information The Tech Wiki] which contains older versions of much of this material, and details of the "128Ke" idealised Spectrum 128K specification.
  
[http://www.sinclairfaq.org/cssfaq/index.html The comp.sys.sinclair FAQ] which contains the majority of the technical information about the Sinclair ZX80, ZX81, and Spectrum range of computers
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* [https://www.worldofspectrum.org/faq/ The comp.sys.sinclair FAQ] which contains the majority of the technical information about the Sinclair ZX80, ZX81, and Spectrum range of computers
  
[http://www.worldofspectrum.org/WoSFAQ.html The WoS FAQ]
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* [https://www.worldofspectrum.org/WoSFAQ.html The World of Spectrum FAQ]

Latest revision as of 16:29, 20 June 2020

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


The aim of this wiki is to provide an up to date repository for Sinclair related information on the internet.

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Current Status

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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

Timeline of events

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

External Links

  • The Tech Wiki which contains older versions of much of this material, and details of 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