With the ZX Spectrum Plus, the ZX is finally growing up! And yet it was the beginning of the end for the British company Sinclair as a legendary computer manufacturer. Because in 1986 the British competitor Amstrad acquired the trademark rights for Sinclair and released with the Spectrum +2 and +3 two successors of the 8-bit computer with 128kB memory – one with built-in cassette recorder drive and the other with floppy disk drive. Thus Amstrad took over the design from its own computer line, which also had a built-in cartridge drive or floppy disk drive.
I am especially proud to have a Spectrum +2A in my collection, because this model was not very widespread in Germany.Continue reading “Sinclair 128K ZX Spectrum +2”