Modern hardware

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  • IMPORTANT: only add hardware which has actually been shipped to the general public to this page.

Spectrum-related hardware which you can buy now (or have been able to buy in the past few years).


Things that plug into the the expansion port on original hardware, just like they did in the 1980s.

Name Description Available from
DivIDE IDE (or typically Compact Flash cards via a CF to IDE adapter) and extra memory - can run various firmwares, including ESXDOS.
DivMMC MMC/SD cards and extra memory - can run various firmwares, including ESXDOS. Basically a DivIDE with extra memory and the IDE support replaced by MMC/SD card support.
Spectranet IP interface (i.e. Internet access)

Replacement hardware

Replacements for the original machine.

Name Description Available from
Just Speccy 128 A complete Spectrum 128 except the ULA. Intermittently from Sell My Retro, sometimes packaged with a SLAM ULA.
SLAM ULA A Spectrum 128 ULA. Intermittently from Sell My Retro


Reimplementations of the Spectrum in modern hardware designs.

Name Description Available from
ZX-UNO FPGA reimplementation of the Spectrum (and other Z80 machines) plus some additional features. Antonio Villena


Stuff which doesn't fit into any of the above categories.

Name Description Available from
Recreated Sinclair ZX Spectrum A Bluetooth keyboard in the form factor of the Spectrum Amazon

Elite Systems (manufacturer)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega A console-style emulator which plugs into a TV. Amazon

Funstock Retro
Retro Computers Limited (manufacturer)