Cracking open the Sinclair ZX81
In 1981, Sinclair Research released the ZX81 as a follow-up to their earlier ZX80. The ZX81 was manufactured by the Timex Corporation and sold as a kit (£49.95) or fully assembled (£69.95). In 1982, Timex started selling the ZX81 in the US for $99.95 as the Timex Sinclair 1000.
Follow along as we take a peak at the hardware inside one of the first low-cost home computers.
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