David Findlay

a man, a plan, a cake: nirvana

ZX81 Nostalgia

I happened upon my Timex Sinclair 1000 the other day, while looking for something in the cupboard. I bought it a few years back on eBay because my very first computer as a kid was a Sinclair ZX81. The T1000 is basically the same but has 2K of RAM instead of 1K. I plugged it in and it still seems to be working just fine.


It's been an awfully long time since I've coded in Sinclair BASIC but I threw something quick together:


and behold its graphic prowess: