Mapsoft Keyboard for ZX81

This keyboard is the board and keys only, no case.

Made by Maplin, it gave the ZX81 a more professional keyboard, in a case, with full travel and correctly marked keys for the little Sinclair machine.

The keyboard did not house the computer, instead two ribbon cables came out of the side, and would be required to plug into the cable slots inside the computer, making the appearance of a seperate keyboard.

More information here: http://www.zx81stuff.org.uk/zx81/hardware/MapsoftKeyboard/hardwarefiles/.Instructions.1.jpg

Manufacturer: Stonechip Electronics
Date: 1982

Mapsoft Keyboard for ZX81 Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Ground Control - ZX81 16K RAM Pack Instructions Ground Control Unknown
Sinclair ZX81 learning lab 1981
Sinclair ZX81 Learning Lab Sinclair 1981

Mapsoft Keyboard for ZX81 Articles:

Item Manufacturer Date
Memories - Learning with the ZX81 Unknown
Sinclair ZX81 - Review Jun 1981

Magazines RELATED to Mapsoft Keyboard for ZX81 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - June 1981 Jun 1981
Personal Computer World - January 1982 1 Jan 1982
Practical Electronics April 1982 Apr 1982
Personal Computer World - December 1983 Dec 1983
Practical Computing - June 1981 9 Sep 2009

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH46536. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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