Watford Electronics Sideways ZIF

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The Watford Electronics Sideways ZIF Socket allows you to change ROMs with the minimum effort, you do not need to open the BBC Micro or risk bending or breaking ROM pins. The Zero Insertion Force socket fits in the ROM Cartridge hole on the left of the BBC Micro keyboard and the ribbon cable plugs into a free internal sideways ROM socket.

With a Watford Electronics ZIF fitted to your BBC
micro you can change sideways ROMS as required without
having to take the case apart. This means that you can
avoid the problem of running out of sideways sockets.
Installation takes only a few minutes and requires no
soldering or modification to your BBC Micro.

Our unit is with the original box and manual

The manual is also on line at http://chrisacorns.computinghistory.org.uk/docs/Watford/WE_SidewaysZIF.pdf

Date : 1984

Manufacturer : Watford Electronics

Format : Expansion Board

Physical Description : Cardboard box Fitting Instructions leaflet Expansion board

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH16814. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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