ZX Spectrum Peripheral

The following is a list of ZX Spectrum Peripheral in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other peripherals may have been produced. If you have any hardware that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 64 ZX Spectrum Peripheral in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
Sureshot Spectrum Joystick Interface Date: Sureshot Spectrum Joystick Interface

This Kempston-compatible interface unit allows any 9-way joystick to be attached to the ZX Spectrum 48K, 128K, +2, and +3

Manufacturer : Sureshot

Transform Microdrive Storage Box Date: Transform Microdrive Storage Box

This storage box can store up to 20 Sinclair Microdrive Cartridges

Manufacturer : Transform

Fantastick I Joystick Date: Fantastick I Joystick

The Fantastick joystick has an Atari joystick plug, allowing it to be connected to most home computer systems and game consoles

Manufacturer :

Dk'Tronics 3-Channel Sound unit Date: Dk'Tronics 3-Channel Sound unit

This sound unit is based on the AY-3-8912 programmable sound generator chip

Manufacturer : Dk'Tronics

Sinclair ZX Interface 2 Date: Sinclair ZX Interface 2

The ZX Interface 2 was released in 1983 by Sinclair Research for the ZX Spectrum home computer

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Home Made Load-Save Box for Sinclair ZX Spectrum Date: Home Made Load-Save Box for Sinclair ZX Spectrum

This home brew box was designed to make the job of managing your Sinclair ZX Spectrum tapes easier

Manufacturer : Home Made

Home Made ZX Spectrum Speech Synthesizer Date: Home Made ZX Spectrum Speech Synthesizer

This home brew speech synthesizer for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum uses the SP0256 speech chip

Manufacturer : Home Made

Wafadrive Date: Wafadrive

Dual 128K drive  

Manufacturer : Rotronics Ltd

Magnum Light Phaser (Spectrum +2) Date: Magnum Light Phaser (Spectrum +2)

The Sinclair Magnum Lightphaser, a light gun for the Spectrum +2, brought an exciting new dimension to playing computer games

Manufacturer : Virgin Mastertronic

MGT PLUS D Date: MGT PLUS D

The MGT PLUS D is a disk and printer interface with a snapshot button

Manufacturer : Miles Gordon Technology

Indescomp Parallel/Serial Interface Date: Unknown Indescomp Parallel/Serial Interface

This interface which is easily connected to the Spectrum expansion port provides two communication methods: prallel Centronics and the bidirectional RS232-C series

Manufacturer : indescomp

ZX Spectrum Custom Keypanel Kit Date: Unknown ZX Spectrum Custom Keypanel Kit

Put everything you need on the keyboard with a Custom Keypanel Kit

Manufacturer : Softeach Limited

Data-Skip VIDEOFACE Digitiser Date: Unknown Data-Skip VIDEOFACE Digitiser

This expansion pack for the ZX Spectrum allows you to connect a composite video signal to your computer and digitise it

Manufacturer : Data-Skip

Alphacom 32 Line Printer Date: Unknown Alphacom 32 Line Printer

The Alphacom 32 printer was the American version of the Sinclair printer, marketed in Britain by Dean Electronics

Manufacturer : Alphacom Inc

DivMMC EnJOY! mint Date: Unknown DivMMC EnJOY! mint

The DivMMC EnJOY! mint is the little brother of the DivMMC EnJOY! interface

Manufacturer :

Power Play Joystick Interface Date: Unknown Power Play Joystick Interface

This cartridge connects to the expansion port on a ZX Spectrumand allows the user to connect a single joystick

Manufacturer : Power Play

Cheetah Joystick Interface for the ZX Spectrum Date: Unknown Cheetah Joystick Interface for the ZX Spectrum

Manufacturer : Cheetah Marketing Ltd

AGF Protocol Game Controller Interface Date: Unknown AGF Protocol Game Controller Interface

This joystick adaptor for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum allows the user to customise which keys on the keyboard the joystick maps to

Manufacturer : AGF

ZX Spectrum Print 'n' Plotter Jotter Date: Unknown ZX Spectrum Print 'n' Plotter Jotter

This ZX Spectrum accessory is neither hardware nor software, but is a book of gridded tracing paper, which claims to help convert your “illustrations, maps, charts, photos etc” into a set ...

Manufacturer : Print 'n' Plotter products

Sinclair SJS2 Joystick Date: Unknown Sinclair SJS2 Joystick

Released for the Sinclair Spectrum+2A this joystick was intended to improve upon the original SJS1

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Add-On Electronics Sound Module Date: Unknown Add-On Electronics Sound Module

This add-on module for the ZX Spectrum allows programs to include sound statements

Manufacturer : Adonic Electronics Ltd

Lo-Profile Professional Keyboard Date: Unknown Lo-Profile Professional Keyboard

This third-party keyboard is designed to replace the standard one on a ZX Spectrum

Manufacturer :

MGT Plus D Interface Date: Unknown MGT Plus D Interface

The +D (or Plus D) was a floppy disk and printer interface for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer, developed as a successor to Miles Gordon Technology's earlier product, the DISCiPLE

Manufacturer : MGT

Magnum Light Phaser (Spectrum 48k) Date: Unknown Magnum Light Phaser (Spectrum 48k)

Shoot into a New Dimensio

Manufacturer : Virgin Mastertronic

Grand Prix Centronics 'E' Interface Date: Unknown Grand Prix Centronics 'E' Interface

The Kempston Centronics 'E' Interface works with an Centronics type printer

Manufacturer : Kempston Electronics Ltd

The Messenger Date: Unknown The Messenger

Released by Sam Computers Ltd, the Messenger allows the user to transfer software from a Spectrum (48K to +3 models were supported) to a Sam Coupe

Manufacturer : Sam Computers Ltd

Kempston Pro Joystick Interface Date: Unknown Kempston Pro Joystick Interface

Kempston produced a number of joystick interfaces for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum to allow normal Atari-style DE-9 connector joysticks to be used with it

Manufacturer : Kempston

Dk'Tronics Joystick Interface Date: Unknown Dk'Tronics Joystick Interface

This third-party accessory for the Spectrum joysticks to be attached

Manufacturer : Dk'Tronics

Cheetah Mega-Sound Date: Unknown Cheetah Mega-Sound

This third-party accessory for the Spectrum amplifies the machine's audio by passing it through the attached TV set

Manufacturer : Cheetah

Speech & Sound Date: Unknown Speech & Sound

From your T

Manufacturer : Currah

Sinclair ZX Printer Date: Unknown Sinclair ZX Printer

The Sinclair ZX Printer is a spark printer which was produced by Sinclair Research for its ZX81 home computer

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Morsen Electronics Radioteletype Adapter Date: Unknown Morsen Electronics Radioteletype Adapter

This adapter box for the ZX Spectrum appears to be designed to connect to Radioteletype (RTTY) equipment

Manufacturer : Morsen Electronics

DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum - Type 2 Date: 1983 DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum - Type 2

Original sales text: "The DK Microdrive compatible keyboard is the best selling keyboard in the world and is used by 10% of all Spectrum users

Manufacturer : DK Tronics Ltd (UK)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Test Cartridge Date: 1983 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Test Cartridge

To aid in the diagnosis of faults with a ZX Spectrum system, Sinclair Research Ltd produced a test cartridge for use with the ZX Interface 2

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Keyboard Overlays Date: 1983 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Keyboard Overlays

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Kempston Centronics Interface for the ZX Spectrum Date: 1983 Kempston Centronics Interface for the ZX Spectrum

Allows a centronics printer to be connected to the computer

Manufacturer : Kempston

Stonechip Electronics Echo Amplifier Date: 1983 Stonechip Electronics Echo Amplifier

This accessory for the Spectrum amplifies the audio signal produced by a Spectrum and plays it through a speaker

Manufacturer : Stonechip Electronics

ZX Interface 1 for Sinclair Spectrum Date: 1983 ZX Interface 1 for Sinclair Spectrum

A wedge-shaped device fitting underneath the ZX Spectrum, ZX Interface 1 contained 8 kB of ROM comprising the control software for the Microdrives, RS-232 port and network interface

Manufacturer : Sinclair

DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum Date: 1983 DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum

Original sales text: "The DK Microdrive compatible keyboard is the best selling keyboard in the world and is used by 10% of all Spectrum users

Manufacturer : DK Tronics Ltd (UK)

Cheetah Sweet Talker Date: 1983 Cheetah Sweet Talker

The Cheetah Sweet Talker is a speech synthesis module for the ZX Spectrum

Manufacturer : Cheetah

Abacus Controller Date: 1983 Abacus Controller

This multi function device, when plugged into a ZX Spectrum or ZX81, eliminates the need to swap plugs when loading or saving data

Manufacturer : Abacus Electronics

Prototype Sinclair ZX Microdrive Date: 1983 Prototype Sinclair ZX Microdrive

This Sinclair ZX Microdrive is believed to be either an internal prototype or promotional variant

Manufacturer : Sinclair

ZX Microdrive Date: 1983 ZX Microdrive

For use with ZX Interface 1

Manufacturer : Sinclair

Fuller Box Games Unit Date: 1983 Fuller Box Games Unit

Designed for the ZX Spectrum - allows you to program a vast range of sounds for your Spectrum

Manufacturer : Fuller Micro

DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum Date: 1983 DK'tronics Keyboard for Spectrum

Original sales text: "The DK Microdrive compatible keyboard is the best selling keyboard in the world and is used by 10% of all Spectrum users

Manufacturer : DK Tronics Ltd (UK)

Datel Inter Printer for the ZX Spectrum Date: 1983 Datel Inter Printer for the ZX Spectrum

Datel Electronics InterPrinter for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Manufacturer : Kempston

Magicbridge 16K RAM Pack Date: June 1983 Magicbridge 16K RAM Pack

This accessory adds 16KB additional RAM to the Sinclair ZX81

Manufacturer : Magicdrive

Rotronics Wafadrive Date: 1984 Rotronics Wafadrive

The Rotronics Wafadrive was a peripheral for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer, intended to compete with Sinclair's ZX Interface 1 and ZX Microdrive

Manufacturer : Rotronics

Comcon Programmable Joystick Interface Date: 1984 Comcon Programmable Joystick Interface

A third-party programmable joystick interface for the Sinclair Spectrum

Manufacturer : Frel Ltd.

Currah Speech and Sound Date: 1984 Currah Speech and Sound

Currah was a British computer peripheral manufacturer, famous mainly for the speech synthesis ROM cartridges it designed for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and other 8-bit home computers of the 1980 ...

Manufacturer : Currah

RamTurbo Spectrum Joystick Interface Date: 1984 RamTurbo Spectrum Joystick Interface

The Ram Turbo Interface (also known as the Spectrum Turbo Interface) was an expansion unit for the Spectrum

Manufacturer : Ram Electronics Ltd

RamTurbo Interface Date: 1984 RamTurbo Interface

The Ram Turbo Interface (also known as the Spectrum Turbo Interface) was an expansion unit for the Spectrum

Manufacturer : RamTurbo

Beta Disk Interface Date: 1984 Beta Disk Interface

The Beta Disk Interface was manufactured by the UK company Technology Research Limited in 1984

Manufacturer : Technology Research Limited

Challenge Research Sprint Cassette Player Date: 1984 Challenge Research Sprint Cassette Player

This excellent add on allowed the user to load Spectrum games at four times the speed

Manufacturer : Challenge Research Ltd

LMT 68FX2 Keyboard for the Spectrum Date: 1984 LMT 68FX2 Keyboard for the Spectrum

Name:         LMT 68FX2 KeyboardManufacturer: LMT Computers Ltd

Manufacturer :

SAGA 1 - Emperor Keyboard for Sinclair ZX Spectrum Date: 1984 SAGA 1 - Emperor Keyboard for Sinclair ZX Spectrum

The SAGA 1 Emperer keyboard was an add-on for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum that offered 67 full travel keys in a stylish white case

Manufacturer : Emperer

DK'Tronics Parallel Centronics Interface Date: 1985 DK'Tronics Parallel Centronics Interface

The dk'tronics Parallel Centronics Interface was designed for use with the Spectrum

Manufacturer : Dk'Tronics

Sinclair ZX Spectrum On/Off Power Switch Date: 1985 Sinclair ZX Spectrum On/Off Power Switch

This simple little device saved unplugging and plugging in the power lead to your ZX Spectrum to reset it

Manufacturer : Sinclair

SpecDrum Date: 1985 SpecDrum

The SpecDrum converts your 48k Spectrum into a programmable Digital Drum System, using digital recordings of real drum sounds "to achieve the degree of realism found until now, only on specialist ma ...

Manufacturer : Cheetah Marketing

Protek Switchable Joystick Interface Date: 1985 Protek Switchable Joystick Interface

For the Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Manufacturer : Protek Computing Ltd

Multiface 128 Multi-Purpose Interface Date: 1986 Multiface 128 Multi-Purpose Interface

Multi-purpose interface for any Spectrum in any mode with fully automatic and universal back-up facility to microdrive, disk drives, tape and hyper tape

Manufacturer : Romantic Robot UK Ltd

Cheetah 125+ Joystick Date: 1986 Cheetah 125+ Joystick

The Cheetah 125 Joystick, also known as 125+ Joystick, was made by Cheetah Marketing Ltd in 1986

Manufacturer : Cheetah Marketing Ltd

Multiface One Date: 1986 Multiface One

The Multiface One was released by Romantic Robot UK Ltd in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum 48K

Manufacturer : Romantic Robot

Prototype ZXpand PCBs Date: 2010 Prototype ZXpand PCBs

Two prototypes of the ZXpand MMC board for the Sinclair Spectrum

Manufacturer : Charlie Robson

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