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Sinclair Enterprise Programmable

Sinclair Enterprise Programmable
Unknown
Features: Bright red 8-digit display Fully floating decimal point or fixed point, scientific display format Reciprocal, square, square root, Pi Two levels or brackets Seven independent 3-functi...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Executive Memory

Sinclair Executive Memory
1973
The Sinclair Executive Memory is a four-function calculator introduced by Sinclair Radionics in 1973.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Type 1 built from a kit

Sinclair Cambridge Type 1 built from a kit
July 1973
Sinclair Cambridge Type 1 Calculator This we believe is the first model of the Cambridge range 1973.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Type 1

Sinclair Cambridge Type 1
July 1973
Sinclair Cambridge Type 1 Calculator This model was released in Summer 1973.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Type 3

Sinclair Cambridge Type 3
1975
Sinclair Cambridge - Type 3. Has [C/CE] (one press clears last entry and two presses clears everything) and [K] (constant) keys. 8 digits, red LED. 4-functions, constant. Powered by 6v battery (4 x A...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Scientific programmable Calculator Type 2 design

Sinclair Scientific programmable Calculator Type 2 design
1975
Released 1975 9V Alkaline battery or mains adaptor 9 digit 7-segment green vacuum fluorescent display 5 digit precision Reverse polish data entry Sine, cosine, arc-tangent, antilog, log, reciprocal, square and square root 73 x 155 x 34 mm (2.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Memory type 3

Sinclair Cambridge Memory type 3
1975
Display is 8 digits red LED (made by Bowmar).

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 1

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 1
1975
This version of the Sinclair Oxford 200 is probably an early style of this calculator.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 2

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 2
1975
Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 2, probably late style.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 1 (Early style)

Sinclair Oxford 200 Type 1 (Early style)
1975
This Sinclair Oxford 200 is probably the early style with green rather than blue function buttons which are set lower than the more normal blue function buttons.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Oxford Universal

Sinclair Oxford Universal
1975
Display is 8 digits, green vacuum fluorescent.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Type 4

Sinclair Cambridge Type 4
1975
Sinclair Cambridge is a pocket calculator produced by Sinclair Radionics.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Scientific Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Scientific Calculator
1975
The Sinclair Cambridge was a small pocket-sized calculator manufactured from summer 1973 by UK company Sinclair Radionics.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Oxford Scientific White Calculator

Sinclair Oxford Scientific White Calculator
1976
Display is 8 digits, green vacuum fluorescent.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Sovereign

Sinclair Sovereign
1976
The Sovereign was one of the last calculators to be released by Sinclair before the company refocused on the personal computer market.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Programmable

Sinclair Cambridge Programmable
4th September 1976
The Sinclair Cambridge Programmable Calculator was also sold in the U.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair Cambridge Programmable

Sinclair Cambridge Programmable
4th September 1976
The Sinclair Cambridge Programmable Calculator was also sold in the U.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Prototype of MK14

Prototype of MK14
1977
This item is the stripboard prototype of the MK14 presented to Clive Sinclair and Chris Curry by Ian Williamson.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Science of Cambridge MK14 + Original Keyboard

Science of Cambridge MK14 + Original Keyboard
1977
the Microcomputer Kit 14 (MK 14) was Sinclair's (at that time called "Science of Cambridge”) first computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Science of Cambridge MK14  - Original Kit

Science of Cambridge MK14 - Original Kit
1977
The Microcomputer Kit 14 (MK 14) was Sinclair's (at that time called "Science of Cambridge”) first computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Science of Cambridge MK14 + Memory Expansion in wooden case

Science of Cambridge MK14 + Memory Expansion in wooden case
1977
the Microcomputer Kit 14 (MK 14) was Sinclair's (at that time called "Science of Cambridge”) first computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Science of Cambridge MK14

Science of Cambridge MK14
1977
The Microcomputer Kit 14 (MK 14) was Sinclair's (at that time called "Science of Cambridge”) first computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair Instrument Wrist Calculator

Sinclair Instrument Wrist Calculator
February 1977
The Sinclair Instrument Wrist Calculator was a simple 8-digit calculator, that was only sold as a kit.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Radionics
Type : Calculator

Sinclair President

Sinclair President
1978
This electronic calculator was released by Sinclair Radionics in early 1978, being among one of the last calculators produced by the company.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Calculator

Sinclair ZX80 Updated to ZX81

Sinclair ZX80 Updated to ZX81
1980
This Sinclair ZX80 computer has been upgraded to the ZX81 keyboard but the original ROM is still in place.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX80

Sinclair ZX80
1st June 1980
The Sinclair ZX80 was a home computer brought to market in 1980 by Sinclair Research of Cambridge, England.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX81 Kit

Sinclair ZX81 Kit
1981
The Sinclair ZX81 was the third of Sir Clive Sinclair's commercially available computers.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Prototype

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Prototype
1981
This is the absolute original build of the Sinclair Spectrum, probably dating from late 1981 to early 1982.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX81 - Signed by Rick Dickinson

Sinclair ZX81 - Signed by Rick Dickinson
5th March 1981
Signed by Rick Dickinson, the in-house industrial designer of Sinclair Research Ltd.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX81 with Custom Case/Keyboard

Sinclair ZX81 with Custom Case/Keyboard
5th March 1981
This ZX81 has been placed inside a home-made wooden case with a full mechanical keyboard.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX81 Issue One

Sinclair ZX81 Issue One
5th March 1981
The ZX81 was launched on March 5th 1981 by Clive Sinclair.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Argentinian Sinclair Spectrum

Argentinian Sinclair Spectrum
1982
This version of the Spectrum was assembled in Portugal, but never saw a full release.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair Spectrum with Homemade Keyboard

Sinclair Spectrum with Homemade Keyboard
1982
This Sinclair Spectrum has had the standard keyboard replaced with a homemade cardboard and metal keyboard.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

White Replica ZX Spectrum (Millionth Edition)

White Replica ZX Spectrum (Millionth Edition)
1982
To celebrate the one millionth ZX Spectrum being produced, a special one-off Spectrum was presented to creator Clive Sinclair.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Early Sinclair ZX Spectrum Computer

Early Sinclair ZX Spectrum Computer
1982
Early model one ZX Spectrum's were manufactured with light-grey keys instead of the blue-grey used in later models.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Timex Sinclair 1000

Timex Sinclair 1000
1982
The Timex Sinclair 1000 (TS1000) was the first computer produced by Timex Sinclair, a joint-venture between Timex Corporation and Sinclair Research.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Console

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Console
1982
The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Console

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Console
1982
The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

ZX Spectrum Issue 2 With ULA Modification

ZX Spectrum Issue 2 With ULA Modification
1982
This early issue 2 Spectrum has some modifications to the system board (pictured).

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Timex Sinclair 1500

Timex Sinclair 1500
1982
The Timex Sinclair 1000 was followed by an improved version, the Timex Sinclair 1500, which had more memory (16 KB) and a lower price of US$80.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Case (Signed)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Case (Signed)
1st March 1982
This Sinclair ZX Spectrum case is signed by its designer, Rick Dickinson.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k
1st March 1982
The ZX Spectrum is remembered for its rubber keyboard, small compact size and distinctive rainbow motif.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 16K

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 16K
1st March 1982
The ZX Spectrum is remembered for its rubber keyboard, small compact size and distinctive rainbow motif.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL + SchÖn Keyboard

Sinclair QL + SchÖn Keyboard
1984
The Sinclair QL (QL standing for Quantum Leap), was a personal computer launched by in 1984, it was launched as a successor to the ZX Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL (German)

Sinclair QL (German)
1984
The Sinclair QL German model featured standard D-sub connectors for the serial ports instead of the proprietary connectors used in the original model, also it seems to ...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL (Signed)

Sinclair QL (Signed)
1984
This Sinclair QL has been signed by industrial designer Rick Dickinson who designed the QL case.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL (US)

Sinclair QL (US)
1984
The Sinclair QL was released in the United States, initially through mail order only.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL (Property of Sinclair)

Sinclair QL (Property of Sinclair)
1984
This Sinclair QL was used in Sinclair at 25 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB1 2AQ and was used in the Research & Development department.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair QL

Sinclair QL
1984
The Sinclair QL (QL standing for Quantum Leap), was a personal computer launched by in 1984, it was lauched as a successor to the ZX Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum+

Sinclair ZX Spectrum+
1st June 1984
ZX Spectrum+ planning started in June 1984, and was released in October the same year.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2
1986
The ZX Spectrum +2 was Amstrad's first Spectrum, coming shortly after their purchase of the Spectrum range and "Sinclair" brand in 1986.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128
January 1986
Sinclair developed the ZX Spectrum 128 (code-named Derby) in conjunction with their Spanish distributor Investrónica.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128
1st June 1986
Faulty Keyboard...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Cambridge Z88 All In One Pack

Cambridge Z88 All In One Pack
1987
The Cambridge Computer Z88 was an A4-size, lightweight, portable Z80-based computer with a built-in combined word processing/spreadsheet/database application called Pipedream, along with several othe...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Cambridge Z88

Cambridge Z88
1987
The Cambridge Computer Z88 was an A4-size, lightweight, portable Z80-based computer with a built-in combined word processing/spreadsheet/database application called Pipedream, along with several othe...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +3 (Currys Box)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +3 (Currys Box)
1st June 1987
The ZX Spectrum +3 looked similar to the +2 but featured a built-in 3-inch floppy disk drive (like the Amstrad CPC 6128) instead of the tape drive, and was in a black case.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +3

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +3
1st June 1987
The ZX Spectrum +3 looked similar to the +2 but featured a built-in 3-inch floppy disk drive (like the Amstrad CPC 6128) instead of the tape drive, and was in a black case.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair PC200

Sinclair PC200
1988
Amstrad's Sinclair PC200 was a radical departure from anything previously produced under the Sinclair label.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Cambridge Z88 With PC Link Kit

Cambridge Z88 With PC Link Kit
1988
The Cambridge Computer Z88 was an A4-size, lightweight, portable Z80-based computer with a built-in combined word processing/spreadsheet/database application called Pipedream, along with several othe...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer


Date Event
25 Jul 1961 Clive Sinclair founds Sinclair Radionics
1972 Clive Sinclair introduces the first pocket calculator
Jul 1977 Science of Cambridge Ltd Formed
29 Jan 1980 Sinclair ZX80 Launched
5 Mar 1981 Sinclair ZX81 Computer Launched
23 Apr 1982 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Launched
28 Oct 2017 Spectrum 35 - 28 October 2017
23 Jun 2018 Synthesized - 23 & 24 June 2018
11 Jan 2019 Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Pop-up Exhibition
22 Jun 2019 Synthesized - 22 & 23 June 2019
7 Sep 2019 Retro Computer Festival 2019 - 7th & 8th September
10 Oct 2019 John Grant talks the Evolution of Communication Technologies - Thursday 10th October 2019

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