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Sinclair ZX Spectrum
128K Plus 2

This model is an 128K with a built in tape recorder called "Datacorder". This is the first model of ZX Spectrum that Amstrad launched (1987) after they buyed the Sinclair computer range. In this model Amstrad have replaced the " 1982 Sinclair Research, Ltd" message to "1982 Amstrad" and the " 1986 Sinclair Research, Ltd" to "1986 Amstrad".

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Processor:
-Zilog Z80A running at 3.5Mhz
RAM:

-128K. Paged in 16K chunks.
Storage:

-Cassete tapes at 1200 baud.
-Microdrives (100K) with Interface 1 (optional)
-RAM disk
Firmware:

-16K ZX colour BASIC
-16K 128 Basic
Screen:

-Text 32x22 16 colors
-Graphics 256x192. Color resolution is 32x22x16
Sound:
-3 channels AY-3-8912 chip
-Beeper
Other:

-Expansion connector
-TV Modulator
-Reset button
-MIDI/RS232
-RGB/composite monitor
-Keypad
-Sound
-Joysticks SJS1

This page was updated at 03-03-2003