Monthly Archives: August 2017

Refurbishing a 48K Rubber Keyed Sinclair ZX Spectrum – Pt.1 Re-Capping

In my last post, I described the steps I took to prepare for refurbishing a 48K Rubber Keyed Sinclair Spectrum. I am now going to describe how I replaced all the electrolytic capacitors, or Re-Capped the board. Firstly, I extracted … Continue reading

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Refurbishing a 48K Rubber Keyed Sinclair ZX Spectrum – Preparation

Recently, I was lucky enough to ‘win’ a pair of 48K Sinclair Spectrums. The original rubber keyed variety. This model was one of the first I ever owned (the actual first being a Sinclair ZX81). Here, I have managed to … Continue reading

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TZXDuino Compact v1.01 and other projects

The TZXDuino Compact v1.01 PCBs arrived today from Hackvana.com I have built one and tested it successfully, so the design files are on the AVR Projects page. Feel free to use the Gerbers with your favourite fabricator (Hackvana are good!). … Continue reading

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