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Minstrel 3 + ZXpand 'Final Edition' - Build your own ZX81

Minstrel 3 + ZXpand 'Final Edition' - Build your own ZX81

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Minstrel 3 + ZXpand - A ZX81 Compatible kit
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Minstrel 3 'Final Edition' - Including ZXpand

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, 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.

This kit includes 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. The ZXpand is only available with this kit, and will not be available separately. Don't want a ZXpand? see the plain version of the Minstrel 3 kit here.

All Final Edition Minstrel kits feature a newly written 100 page assembly guide, in a similar style to the ones shipped with the MiniPET 40/80

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, RAM and ZXpand Microcontroller.

This is a single board computer designed for standalone use, it will not fit into a ZX81 or ZX80 case.

Tynemouth Software Blog on Minstrel Final Editions


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