Ahh the nostalgia. Not that I ever owned one, but a number of my friends did, and so I was still able to experience the amazing rubber keys, the painful sounds when a game loaded from cassette, the classic games, the first person who got a joystick, the rather arcane way of using single single key presses to write entire commands in BASIC (probably to save wear on the
The original specification is positively archaic now, but at the time of course was cutting edge. An 8-bit Z80 processor with a whopping 48K of RAM, 16K of ROM, and up to eight colours displayed on a 256×192 resolution.
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