General info for: ZX Microdrive
Title:
ZX Microdrive
Original Release Year:
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Machine Type:
Maximum Players:
0
Original Price:
£49.95
Original Price according to SPOT/SPEX:
99.90
Hardware blurb:
Sinclair's mass storage device. Uses a tape loop to 'emulate' a disk drive, offers random access and fast loading. This device alone improved the Spectrum 100%, allowing 85K per cartridge. Loaded a typical 48K program in 9 seconds. (requires ZX Interface 1)
Comments:
Interface 1 £49.95 + Microdrive £49.95
Original WoS Score:
9.50 (4 votes)

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£49.95
£21.95
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Article Type: Feature - Extra Bits!
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/04/microdv.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Multiplayer Networking
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/18/news.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/22/opinion.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Microdrive Revisited
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Article Type: Feature - Microdriven to Distraction
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Article Type: Tips
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Article Type: News/Note - Mail order Microdrives shock
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Article Type: News/Note - Microdrives "imminent"
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Article Type: News/Note - First Microdrives to users "in days"
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Article Type: News/Note - The men behind the Microdrive
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Article Type: Review - Microdrive: Does it live up to the promises?
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Article Type: News/Note
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Article Type: Letters - What price fast loading?
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Article Type: Feature - Go on ... add on ... 'ave fun!
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Article Type: News/Note - Microdrive nearing completion
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Review
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Article Type: Feature
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: News/Note - New Interface 1 ROM
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Article Type: News/Note - coming soon ...
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Article Type: Letters - Microdrive options [with Tasword 2]
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Article Type: Letters - Microdrive conversion
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Article Type: News/Note - Microdrives - no price cut
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: News/Note - Sinclair cartridge cut
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Article Type: Letters - Error traps
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Article Type: News/Note
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Letters
Issue: 1983/11
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Article Type: Feature - Getting serious with Sinclair
Issue: 1985/1
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Article Type: Feature - Top 10 Upgrades
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/type-ins/sincansw/sa8409.zip
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Article Type: Feature - Mastering Microdrives
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Article Type: News/Note - Microdrives get into first gear
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Article Type: News/Note - ZX Microdrive design frozen
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/010/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/013/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/014/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/016/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/018/news.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/019/hardwre.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Spectrum receives its biggest improvement
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Article Type: CompoEntry
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/020/news.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/020/microdv.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Ian Logan interview
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/022/news.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/022/mindgms.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Using the Microdrive in adventures
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/023/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/025/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/027/news.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - New Interface 1 ROM
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Article Type: Letters - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/028/letters.htm
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/031/news.htm
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Article Type: Letters - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/031/letters.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Microdrive utility: Easy Access
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/type-ins/sincuser/su8410.zip
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/032/hardwre.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/033/massstr.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Mass Storage
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Article Type: Review
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/037/news.htm
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Feature - Printing on a budget
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Article Type: News/Note
Issue: 1984/3
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Article Type: Feature - Special Delivery (storage devices)
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Article Type: News/Note - EEC sell Microdrives
Issue: 1982/11
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Article Type: Review
Issue: 1984/1
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Article Type: Feature - Hardware Hit List
Issue: 1985/12
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Article Type: Letters
Issue: 1986/5
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Article Type: Feature - General purpose I/O devices
Issue: 1986/6
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Article Type: Feature - All the hardware & software you'll need
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Article Type: Feature
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Article Type: Feature
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Article Type: Code - Star Cat
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Article Type: Tips
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Article Type: News/Note - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr01/yr01_06.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr02/yr02_45.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Those moody Microdrives
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr06/yr06_56.htm
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Article Type: Feature - All Change - file renaming
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Article Type: News/Note
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr08/yr08_70.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Running repairs
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Article Type: Letters - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr09/yr09_14.htm
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr13/yr13_32.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Microdrivin'
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr14/yr14_22.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Patching up the 'Drives
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Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr14/yr14_28.htm
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Article Type: Feature - Speed trials
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Feature
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: News/Note
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Article Type: Review
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Article Type: News/Note
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Article Type: Feature - Shop Window - Spectrum peripherals
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Article Type: Feature - Shop Window - Storage and display
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Article Type: Letters
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Article Type: Feature - Microdrive-Wafadrive conversion
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Article Type: Feature - Format, Jamming & Piracy
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Article Type: Advert
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Article Type: Advert
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Article Type: Multipage ad - Special4: Microdrive + software + ZX81 offer
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Article Type: Full-page ad
Issue: 1983/12
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Article Type: Advert - coming soon ...
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Article Type: Multipage ad - Special4: Microdrive + software + ZX81 offer
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Article Type: Multipage ad - Special4: Microdrive + software + ZX81 offer
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Article Type: Advert - Applied Technology advert
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Article Type: Advert - Microsat Communications advert
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Article Type: Advert - Microsat Communications advert
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Article Type: Advert - Microsat Communications advert
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Article Type: Classified - Delta Computers advert
Issue: 1983
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Article Type: Advert - coming soon ...
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Article Type: Advert - Applied Technology advert
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Article Type: Classified - EEC advert
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Article Type: Advert - Microsat Communications advert
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Article Type: Advert - Microsat Communications advert
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Article Type: Classified - WN Richardson & Co (aka.EEC) advert
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Article Type: Multipage ad - Special4: Microdrive + software + ZX81 offer
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