The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Shadow Warrior (2013)
Race for the Galaxy
DOOM (2016)
Patchwork
Twilight Struggle
Don't Starve
Fallout 4
Super Mario Bros. 2
Civilization
Ultima III: Exodus
The Operational Art of War III
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Outside the Scope of VGG
Mario Kart 8
Mirror's Edge: Catalyst
DUELYST
Galaxy Trucker
Puyo Puyo Tetris
Pathfinder Adventures
Age of Rivals
Damsel
Legendary DXP: A Fantasy Deck Building Game
Friday
Master of Orion
Jade Empire
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 3
Heavy Rain
Dragon Quest V
Super Mario 64
Mass Effect: Bring Down the Sky
Resident Evil 4
Mario Strikers Charged
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Super Mario Galaxy
Pokémon Red and Blue
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Zone of the Enders
The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Harvest Moon DS
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl
The Dig
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Ōkami
Nintendo DS
Wii
GameCube
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Information
Primary Name
ZX Spectrum 16K/48K
Alternate Names
Release Date
1982-00-00
Hardware Category
Manufacturer
Platform
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 70543
Description Edit | History

The original ZX Spectrum is remembered for its rubber keyboard, diminutive size and distinctive rainbow motif. It was originally released in 1982 with 16 KB of RAM for £125 Sterling or with 48 KB for £175; these prices were later reduced to £99 and £129 respectively. Owners of the 16 KB model could purchase an internal 32 KB RAM upgrade, which for early "Issue 1" machines consisted of a daughterboard. Later issue machines required the fitting of 8 dynamic RAM chips and a few TTL chips. Users could mail their 16K Spectrums to Sinclair to be upgraded to 48 KB versions. To reduce the price, the 32 KB extension used eight faulty 64 kilobit chips with only one half of their capacity working and/or available. External 32 KB RAM packs that mounted in the rear expansion slot were also available from third parties. Both machines had 16 KB of onboard ROM.
About 60,000 "Issue 1" ZX Spectrums were manufactured; they can be distinguished from later models by the colour of the keys (light grey for Issue 1, blue-grey for later models).

Source: Wikipedia, "Zx spectrum", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Versions
Pg. 1
ZX Spectrum 16K/48K
Nick: 
ZX Spectrum 16K
Rel Date: 1982-04-23
Manufacturer: Sinclair Research Ltd
Region: 
View
Corrections
Link Image
ZX Spectrum 16K/48K
Nick: 
ZX Spectrum 48K
Rel Date: 1982-04-23
Manufacturer: Sinclair Research Ltd
Region: 
View
Corrections
Link Image
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Hardware Rank: 56
Num Ratings: 12
Average Rating: 7.88
Standard Deviation: 1.39
Num Views: 1771
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 3
Users Owning: 11
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.