Things are tough right now ...

They're tough for everyone :( But when coronavirus hit here in the UK, the museum had to close its doors to the public, and we lost practically all our income overnight.

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

Stay safe, stay at home! There's over 36,000 exhibits here! That should keep you occupied for a bit - get searching!

Or come and get involved on our social media channels ...

        Twitch   Facebook             Online Gift Shop   

Thank you.

A Course in BASIC Programming - ZX80 Operating Manual

This is the operating manual for the ZX80, the first in Sinclair's famous line of ZX microcomputers.  The manual is written in the personal style used in many of Sinclair's manuals, and it is cited as the work of a single author (Hugo Davenport).  However, it has a very simple front cover, as opposed to the sci-fi inspired artwork the manual covers of its successors, the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum.  This may reflect a change in Sinclair's marketing, with the ZX80 pitched at computing enthusiasts and the 81 and Spectrum aiming more for a younger audience looking to be inspired by these new devices.

 


Reference Number :

Date Published : 1980

Manufacturer : Science of Cambridge

Platform : ZX80

Format : Ringbound

 

 

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH42189. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

A Course in BASIC Programming - ZX80 Operating Manual

Click on the Images For Detail






Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum