The Minstrel 3 is a ZX81 compatible computer made with modern parts and is able to run ZX81 software, including support for FAST/SLOW modes, built in 32K of RAM and support for many of the high resolution graphics modes. The video output has been updated to work better with modern televisions.
Comes as a self-assembly kit to build a standalone version with its own keyboard and an overlay PCB with BASIC keywords and graphics symbols. All parts are new and in production through hole components. Kit includes turned pin sockets for the Z80 CPU, ROM and RAM.
Optionally add the Minstrel ZXpand, an SD card storage solution that allows you to load and save to SD card, and adds a Kempston compatible joystick port.
This is a single board computer designed for standalone use, it will not fit into a ZX81 or ZX80 case.
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