ZX81 denigrated! (was Re: Approaches to projects)

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Mon Nov 29 02:29:05 2004

On Nov 29 2004, 0:18, Tony Duell wrote:
> Pete Turnbull wrote:
> > Sounds like mine. The one I have is a replacement, but almost
> > identical to the one my Dad bought in the mid-60s. It's about
> > wide x 55mm thick x 200mm long; it has three DIN sockets on the
> > panel. It takes five C-size cells. It originally came with a
> Yes. You could also feed in 7.5V through one of the sockets -- it was
> '240 degree' DIN socket used for external power, remote control, and
> monitoring earphone. One thing I must do is make a little adapter
with a
> power connector and a remote control socket wired to a suitable plug.

That's the one. I use that for power and remote from the Beeb.

> Ah, I was wondering if it would work with a Beeb... Mine alsoe needs
> drive belts, but otherwise is still operational. I have the schematic
> from the appropriate year of 'Radio and Television Servicing',
> sometimes oen was folded up inside the machine anyway.

I had to replace the drive belt in mine a few years back. I got a belt
from CPC for a few pence.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Mon Nov 29 2004 - 02:29:05 GMT

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