Tag Archives: Sinclair

Backplane again

I received the second version of the Spectrum Backplane the other day. I have since built one up and tested it briefly and it looks like it’s all OK. This issue with the first one was that the front edge … Continue reading

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Gotek+D=Virtual Spectrum Floppy Disk

In the not too distant past, I was made aware of the Gotek Floppy Drive Emulator. This device, very cleverly, stands in as a real hardware floppy drive. I’ve been using a 3.5in floppy drive with my Datel +D Interface … Continue reading

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DIY Microdrive Cable

Recently, since I’ve been using my ZX Microdrives again, I have found that the cable connecting the Microdrive pair to my Sinclair Interface One has become a little unreliable. I have seen second hand cables for sale but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Forgotten Code – Spectrum Sprite Hacker

Way back when; in the Sinclair Spectrum heyday, I used to do lots of hacking. I much more enjoyed diving into the machine code of games and making them do things outside of their design rather than actually playing them. … Continue reading

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Microdrive ‘n’ Through

Having purchased and fitted the excellent vDrive ZX to an old Microdrive case, I now had the question of how to connect my working Microdrive to the vDrive. I’d bought the Microdrives separately and neither came with a through connector. … Continue reading

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Content is King

There is an oft quoted law that describes my situation. It shall remain un-named in case it offends anyone! However, when I say I was all geared up to post lots of info on this site and suddenly, things many … Continue reading

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This site is a companion site to www.ProjectAVR.com At the time I started that site, my focus was Atmel AVRs (Now owned by Microchip) and associated technology. I am still very interested in AVRs and I will continue to use … Continue reading

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