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T > TIMEX / SINCLAIR > 1000     


This is the US version of the Sinclair ZX-81 marketed by Timex. The main difference is that the TS 1000 has 2 KB RAM instead of the 1 KB RAM of the original ZX-81.

See the ZX-81 pages for more info...



Wow, this brings back memories. A friend of mine in 1982 told me I should check out this little machine and he let me borrow it for a weekend. He handed it to me in a brown paper bag (not sure why I recall that). Now for over 30 years it has been my profession. It all started with this little Timex computer.

Thursday 28th April 2016
KenC (USA)

I have the 1000 model with printer, power supplies and tape recorder as well as lots of tapes. $100 + shipping and it''s all yours.

Saturday 2nd April 2016
Frank Foerr (Maryland Heights, MO)

Wow, that was my first computer. Pretty cool!

Tuesday 3rd February 2015


NAME  1000
TYPE  Home Computer
YEAR  1982
KEYBOARD  Membrane keyboard
CPU  Zilog Z80A
SPEED  3.25 Mhz
ROM  8 kb
TEXT MODES  32 x 22
COLORS  None, black & white
SIZE / WEIGHT  16.5(W) x 17.5(D) x 3.8(H) cm
I/O PORTS  Expansion bus, tape-recorder, video
POWER SUPPLY  9V external power supply unit
PERIPHERALS  Memory modules, thermal printer
PRICE  $99.95



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