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Rick Dickinson passes away


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Going to frame my 48K Speccy and have it mounted on the wall! :) 

 

It stimulated an interest in computing that ultimately developed into a career in the industry. The team at Sinclair did amazing things to open up computing to the masses. 

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2 minutes ago, smac said:

Had a ZX81, but not the rubber-key Speccy (got a Spectrum+).

 

Both were great solutions to industrial design on, and indeed for, a limited budget.

 

Indeed! I remember drooling over the Spectrum+ when it came out... Proper keyboad? Reset button and legs that gave you a more  comfortable typing angle... such luxury! :D

 

Managed to snag a complete boxed Spectrum+ computer around 15-20 years ago at a boot sale for £15 with a stack of games.

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