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Timeline for Sinclair :

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
Apr 1980 News Article : Sinclair pocket micro début
Oct 1980 News Article : ZX-80 wins extra power from latest add-ons
Nov 1980 News Article : Sinclair reveals plans for ZX-80 expansion
Dec 1980 News Article : ZX-80 ROM withdrawn
Mar 1981 News Article : Keyboard sounder for ZX-80 removes data-entry problem
5 Mar 1981 Sinclair ZX81 Computer Launched
May 1981 News Article : ZX-81 - lower price for higher performance
Jun 1981 News Article : BBC's choice of Proton sparks rivals' criticism
Nov 1981 News Article : WH Smith to sell ZX-81
Nov 1981 News Article : Now Sinclair can print
Dec 1981 News Article : Simple payroll for ZX-81
Apr 1982 News Article : Cheaper RAM for ZX-81
23 Apr 1982 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Launched
May 1982 News Article : ZX users taste real world with RD range
May 1982 News Article : Sinclair Misses the Bus
May 1982 News Article : Timex Buys it Up
Jun 1982 News Article : Spectrum will carry the Sinclair colours
16 Jun 1982 News Article : Clive Sinclair is awarded a knighthood
Jul 1982 News Article : Plug-in board for Sinclair
Aug 1982 News Article : Sinclair languages
Oct 1982 News Article : Ex-Sinclair designers lead with an Ace
Nov 1982 News Article : Spectrum's delays
Dec 1982 News Article : ZX-Spectrum interface
1983 Tangerine release the Oric 1
Jan 1983 News Article : The designer's tale
20 Jan 1983 News Article : Sinclair may switch production of the ZX81 and Spectrum computers to France
27 Jan 1983 News Article : Tl aims product at Sinclair computers
27 Jan 1983 News Article : Sinclair worth £135 9m
31 Mar 1983 News Article : Prestel adaptor put on ice
28 Jul 1983 News Article : US printer comes over
25 Aug 1983 News Article : Microdrive latest
8 Sep 1983 News Article : Sinclair extends its option to acquire the old DeLorean car factory
Jun 1984 Commodore 16 & Plus 4 Launch
23 May 1985 News Article : Kempston develop QL's first mouse package
23 May 1985 News Article : Basic computer for Spectrum from OCS
6 Jun 1985 News Article : Sinclair seeks £15 finance and may sell C5 company
6 Jun 1985 News Article : Dixons to bundle Sinclair TV and Spectrum
6 Jun 1985 News Article : Spectrums discounted for export market
13 Jun 1985 News Article : Hopes of Sinclair progress hindered by accounts delay
27 Jun 1985 News Article : Timex loses 400 jobs despite Sinclair rescue
4 Jul 1985 News Article : "Sir Clive Ltd" to head R&D - role of Sir Clive Sinclair clarified in future of Sinclair Research
11 Jul 1985 News Article : Sinclair seeks independent returns test over unreliability claims
18 Jul 1985 News Article : Sinclair QL gets 3.5" disc drive from Microperipherals in apparent "U"-turn
18 Jul 1985 News Article : Sinclair looks into potential of optical technologies
18 Jul 1985 News Article : Writ against Sir Clive Sinclair from Hoover
1 Aug 1985 News Article : New chief executive for Sinclair Research
24 Oct 1985 News Article : Sir Clive's C5 venture appoints receiver
5 Nov 1985 News Article : Sinclair turns in £18.3m loss
7 Nov 1985 News Article : Clive's New Year micros
7 Nov 1985 News Article : Clive booked!
19 Dec 1985 News Article : Sinclair's wafers
7 Apr 1986 Amstrad Buys Sinclair Research IP
5 Jun 1986 News Article : Sinclair abandons Pandora display
5 Jun 1986 News Article : Amstrad hires Timex to build its Plus 2
11 Jan 2019 Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Pop-up Exhibition
16 Sep 2021 Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81


Hardware Products

Sinclair QL Development Power Supply

Sinclair QL Development Power Supply
Unknown
This otherwise unremarkable dual QL power supply was used by Sinclair Research during development of the Sinclair QL.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair QL Dynamic RAM Issue 0 Version 2 (Prototype)

Sinclair QL Dynamic RAM Issue 0 Version 2 (Prototype)
Unknown
A pre-production dynamic RAM card for the Sinclair QL.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair QL Expansion Development Kit

Sinclair QL Expansion Development Kit
Unknown
This is an internal development kit used by Sinclair to test expansion cards.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair QL Prototype Wafer Memory Expansion

Sinclair QL Prototype Wafer Memory Expansion
Unknown
An unreleased wafer memory unit.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair SJS1 Joystick (In Original Box)

Sinclair SJS1 Joystick (In Original Box)
Unknown
Sinclair-branded joystick....

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair SJS2 Joystick

Sinclair SJS2 Joystick
Unknown
Released for the Sinclair Spectrum+2A this joystick was intended to improve upon the original SJS1.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Cambridge Systems Technology Floppy Disk Interface

Cambridge Systems Technology Floppy Disk Interface
Unknown
This interface board allows the Sinclair QL to connect to a floppy disk drive.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX80/ZX81 16K Byte RAM Pack

ZX80/ZX81 16K Byte RAM Pack
Unknown
This Sinclair ZX RAM Pack allows you to expand the memory of your Sinclair ZX80 and ZX81 personal computers to 16K, which is the maximum it could handle.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair SPJ-1 Analogue System

Sinclair SPJ-1 Analogue System
Unknown
The SPJ-1 (Sinclair Professional Joystick) was produced to accompany Amstrad's Sinclair PC200.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair ZX Interface 2

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

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

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

ZX81 Keyboard Upgrade - 1

ZX81 Keyboard Upgrade - 1
Unknown
This ZX81 has been fitted with a 3rd party upgrade to the keyboard.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX Interface 1

ZX Interface 1
Unknown
A peripheral from Sinclair Research for its ZX Spectrum home computer, the ZX Interface 1 was launched in 1983.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX81 Keyboard Upgrade - 2

ZX81 Keyboard Upgrade - 2
Unknown
This ZX81 has been fitted with a 3rd party upgrade to the keyboard.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX80 16K Byte RAM Pack

ZX80 16K Byte RAM Pack
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX81 16K Byte RAM Pack (US)

ZX81 16K Byte RAM Pack (US)
Unknown
A 16K RAM expansion for ZX80 and ZX81 computers.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair Microvision

Sinclair Microvision
1966
Sinclair Microvision After its abortive launch in 1966, the Microvision miniature television disappeared into Sinclair's development laboratory for another decade before finally making it to the market.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair Executive

Sinclair Executive
1972
The Sinclair Executive calculator was the world's first slimline pocket calculator.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Radionics
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

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 Black Watch

Sinclair Black Watch
1975
The Black Watch was launched in September 1975 by Sinclair Radionics, later Sinclair Research, the company behind the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Radionics
Type : Peripheral

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 Black Watch Circuit Board

Sinclair Black Watch Circuit Board
1975
This is the circuit board from a Sinclair Black Watch.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Radionics
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair Oxford 300 Type 2

Sinclair Oxford 300 Type 2
1975
The origin of the Sinclair Oxford was somewhat unusual.

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 Sovereign Gold

Sinclair Sovereign Gold
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 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 MK 14 + Original Keyboard

Science of Cambridge MK 14 + 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 MK 14  - Original Kit

Science of Cambridge MK 14 - 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 mail-order kit.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Instrument
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 8K Basic

Sinclair ZX80 8K Basic
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 with Basic EPROM

Sinclair ZX81 with Basic EPROM
1980
This Sinclair ZX81 has close ties with the Sinclair ZX80 8K BASIC machine, both of which arrived at the museum as part of the Nine Tiles collection.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX80 Prototype PDZ 4732 Basic ROM - Nine Tiles

Sinclair ZX80 Prototype PDZ 4732 Basic ROM - Nine Tiles
1980
The Sinclair ZX80 was a home computer brought to market in 1980 by Sinclair Research of Cambridge, England.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX80 Updated to ZX81

Sinclair ZX80 Updated to ZX81
1980
The Sinclair ZX80 was a home computer brought to market in 1980 by Sinclair Research of Cambridge, England.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

ZX80 1-3K Byte RAM Pack

ZX80 1-3K Byte RAM Pack
1980
This Sinclair-branded RAM module adds 1-3K RAM to a ZX80 computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

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 ZX81 was launched on 5th March 1981 by Clive Sinclair as the successor to the ZX80, with a larger memory and improved mathematical functions.

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

Sinclair ZX81
1981
The ZX81 was launched on 5th March 1981 by Clive Sinclair as the successor to the ZX80, with a larger memory and improved mathematical functions.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Printer

Sinclair ZX Printer
1981
The Sinclair ZX Printer is a spark printer which was produced by Sinclair Research for its ZX81 home computer.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair ZX81 - Signed by Rick Dickinson

Sinclair ZX81 - Signed by Rick Dickinson
5th March 1981
This ZX81 in our collections is 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

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 Spectrums 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 ZX Spectrum Computer - Early Issue

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Computer - Early Issue
23rd April 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 Test Cartridge

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Test Cartridge
1983
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
Type : Peripheral

ZX Interface 1 for Sinclair Spectrum

ZX Interface 1 for Sinclair Spectrum
1983
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
Type : Peripheral

Prototype Sinclair ZX Microdrive

Prototype Sinclair ZX Microdrive
1983
This Sinclair ZX Microdrive is believed to be either an internal prototype or promotional variant.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

ZX Microdrive

ZX Microdrive
1983
For use with ZX Interface 1. Added at least 85k on line storage, high speed load and save, link up to 8 zx microdrives. This retailed at around £26....

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair TV80/FTV1

Sinclair TV80/FTV1
1983
The Sinclair TV80, also known as the Flat Screen Pocket TV or FTV1, was a pocket television launched by Sinclair Research in 1983.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Timex Sinclair 2068

Timex Sinclair 2068
November 1983 to 1989
The Timex Sinclair 2068 was a computer produced by Timex Sinclair, a joint-venture between Timex Corporation and Sinclair Research.

Manufacturer : Timex 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 in 1984, Sinclair himself did not like the fact his Spectrum computer was largely seen as a games machine.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Investronica Sinclair Spectrum

Investronica Sinclair Spectrum
1984
Sinclair chose the Spanish company Investrónica who were a subsidiary of El Corte Ingles, a department store group, to be their Spanish distributor.

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.

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, Sinclair himself did not like the fact his Spectrum computer was largely seen as a games machine.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum+

Sinclair ZX Spectrum+
1st June 1984
A redesign of the original Spectrum by 1984 was long overdue, planning started in June of that year, and after a very short development spell it was released in October the same year.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum On/Off Power Switch

Sinclair ZX Spectrum On/Off Power Switch
1985
This simple little device saved unplugging and plugging in the power lead to your ZX Spectrum to reset it.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2
1986
The ZX Spectrum +2 was Amstrad's first Sinclair branded machine, 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

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 other...

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 other...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Computer


Software Products

Star Raiders II

Star Raiders II
Unknown
Side B: The Soundtrack from Afterburner...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Blind Panic!

Blind Panic!
Unknown
One of the few games that were exclusive to a cover tape.

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Punchy

Punchy
Unknown
One of the few games that were exclusive to a cover tape.

Manufacturer : Sinclair/Mr. Micro
Type : Software - Game

Treasure Island

Treasure Island
Unknown
One of the few games that were exclusive to a cover tape.

Manufacturer : Sinclair/Mr. Micro
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair User - The Great 8 Issue 119

Sinclair User - The Great 8 Issue 119
Unknown
contains: Lemmings DemoDun DarachAssassinShockway RiderTips AmazingRodlandLyra 2 - music demo Pokemania...

Manufacturer : Sinclair User
Type : Software - Game

Your Sinclair No1 6-Pack

Your Sinclair No1 6-Pack
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 - Junior Education 2

Sinclair ZX81 - Junior Education 2
Unknown
Crash Multiply Train Fractors Add sub Division Spelling...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 1 - Games

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 1 - Games
1981
For ZX81 (and ZX80 with 8K BASIC ROM) Contains six games: Orbit - your space craft's mission is to pick up a very valuable cargo that's in orbit around a star.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 2 - Junior Education: 7-11 year-olds

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 2 - Junior Education: 7-11 year-olds
1981
For ZX81 with 16K RAM pack Contains seven programs: Crash - simple addition - with the added attraction of a car crash if you get it wrong.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 3 - Business

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 3 - Business
1981
For ZX81 (and ZX80 with 8K BASIC ROM) with 16K RAM pack.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 4 - Games

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 4 - Games
1981
For ZX81 (and ZX80 with 8K BASIC ROM) and 16K RAM pack Contains six games: Lunar Landing - bring the lunar module down from orbit to a soft landing.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 5 - Junior Education: 9-11 year-olds

Sinclair ZX81 Software Cassette 5 - Junior Education: 9-11 year-olds
1981
For ZX81 (and ZX80 with 8K BASIC ROM) Contains six programs: Maths - tests arithmetic with three levels of difficulty, and gives your score out of 10.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Reversi

Reversi
1981
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Adventure C: The Ship of Doom

Adventure C: The Ship of Doom
1981
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Adventure A: Planet of Death

Adventure A: Planet of Death
1981
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Family Quiz 6

Family Quiz 6
1981
Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 ...

Manufacturer : Sinclair research
Type : Software - Game

Sinclair ZX81 - Junior Education 5

Sinclair ZX81 - Junior Education 5
1981
Maths Balance Volumes Averages Bases Temp...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Super Programs 6

Super Programs 6
1981
Galactic InvasionJourney into DangerCreateNine Hole GolfSolitaireDaylight Robbery...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Biorhythms

Biorhythms
1982
A prediction utility...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Biorhythms

Biorhythms
1982
When will you be at your peak (and trough) physically, emotionally, and intellectually? - A program to find out when you are at your emotional and physical peak, and how to stay there.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Embassy Assault

Embassy Assault
1982
Undoubtedly inspired by the Iranian embassy siege, in which the SAS stormed the building and rescued all the hostages, eliminating the perpetrators in the process.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research
Type : Software - Game

Learning Lab

Learning Lab
1982
8 x Cassettes Manual Self Contained in A4 folder...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Club Record Controller

Club Record Controller
1982
8 x Cassettes Manual Self Contained in A4 folder.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research
Type : Software - Game

Pastimes 1

Pastimes 1
1982
Includes: Solitaire Nim Find the Mate Tower of Hanoi ...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy
1982
Includes: Solitaire Nim Find the Mate Tower of Hanoi .

Manufacturer : Sinclair/Gem Software
Type : Software - Game

Planetoids

Planetoids
1982
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

History 1

History 1
1982
Events in British history, British Monarchs...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Collector's Pack

Collector's Pack
1982
A utility for keeping track of a collection, just what every hobbyist needed back in 1982, the program could save 400 records of up to six items on one cassette, sorting them into order.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

ZX Othello

ZX Othello
1982
Also released under the title Reversi...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Collector's Pack

Collector's Pack
1982
Also released under the title Reversi.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Adventure C: The Ship Of Doom

Adventure C: The Ship Of Doom
1982
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Adventure B: Inca Curse

Adventure B: Inca Curse
1982
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Super Glooper also Frogs

Super Glooper also Frogs
1982
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Reversi

Reversi
1982
also known as Othello...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Make-A-Chip

Make-A-Chip
1983
also known as Othello......

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Crazy Golf

Crazy Golf
1983
also known as Othello.........

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Cyrus IS Chess

Cyrus IS Chess
1983
also known as Othello............

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research
Type : Software - Game

Flippit

Flippit
1983
Flippit is a puzzle computer game designed by Leslie George Hartridge and released by Sinclair Research in 1983 for Sinclair Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research
Type : Software - Game

Bubble Buster

Bubble Buster
1984
This is a rarety, as it is a micro game for a European machine, published by a Japanese company, who ordinarily had little time for such machines, as consoles were far more prominent in the Japanese games market.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Logo

Logo
1984
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Rocket Ball

Rocket Ball
1984
(Also called Rocketball) According to its advert, "In the year 2010 AD, World disputes are no longer settled on the Battlefield but in the circular ROCKETBALL arena, victory going to the side scoring the most goals.

Manufacturer : IJK
Type : Software - Game

Disco Dan

Disco Dan
1984
This is a very simple game, one of the in pack games that came with the Spectrum Plus 2 series of computers after the take over from Amstrad.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Alien Destroyer

Alien Destroyer
1984
This is a very simple game, one of the in pack games that came with the Spectrum Plus 2 series of computers after the take over from Amstrad.

Manufacturer : Sinclair/Kuma Computers
Type : Software - Game

Magnets

Magnets
1984
ZX Spectrum...

Manufacturer : Sinclair & Macmillan
Type : Software - Game

Eric & the Floaters

Eric & the Floaters
1984
Bomberman inspired game, that is another in a series of titles that originated from Japan, and was published by Sinclair, as an attempt to woo the Japanese publishers and programmers to produce content for the British machine.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Panama Joe

Panama Joe
1984
Bomberman inspired game, that is another in a series of titles that originated from Japan, and was published by Sinclair, as an attempt to woo the Japanese publishers and programmers to produce content for the British machine.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Your Spectrum Aug 17

Your Spectrum Aug 17
1985
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

QL-Decision Maker

QL-Decision Maker
March 1985
QL-Decision Maker was a business package which helped people make business choices by making tree structures and applying critical path analysis to the tree to find the best decision...

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research Ltd.
Type : Software

Sinclair Spectrum 128 +2 Games Compendium

Sinclair Spectrum 128 +2 Games Compendium
1986
Massive games set in a plain cardboard box, this was apparently to compnesate old owners of the computer when the price was dropped significantly.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Your Spectrum Jan 1

Your Spectrum Jan 1
1986
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Dustin

Dustin
1987
One of a few games that were exclusive to a magazine cover tape, another notable being Batty.

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

MS-DOS 3.3 and DOS Start-Up

MS-DOS 3.3 and DOS Start-Up
1987
Sinclair PC200 Microsoft MS DOS OS Startup & Utilities v 3.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Sinclair User Cheat Cards

Sinclair User Cheat Cards
1987
19 numbered glossy paper cards that contain poke cheat codes, to be typed in before the game loads.

Manufacturer : Sinclair User
Type : Software - Game

The Curse Of Sherwood

The Curse Of Sherwood
1987
Sherwood forest has been taken over by the evil and ruthless cult of Sagalia.

Manufacturer : Sinclair/Kuma Computers
Type : Software - Game

GEM/3

GEM/3
1988
Sinclair GEM/3 Startup and GEM/3 DEsktop with GEM Paint...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Software

Your Sinclair No 3 Four Pack

Your Sinclair No 3 Four Pack
1989
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Your Spectrum Oct 19

Your Spectrum Oct 19
October 1990
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software

Fab 4

Fab 4
1991
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair User
Type : Software - Game

Your Sinclair Christmas Collection

Your Sinclair Christmas Collection
1991
...

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game

Six of the Best - 4

Six of the Best - 4
1991
Sinclair User Cover Tape...

Manufacturer : Sinclair User
Type : Software - Game

The Magnificent 7 (2)

The Magnificent 7 (2)
1992
Sinclair User Cover Tape......

Manufacturer : Your Sinclair
Type : Software - Game


Promotional Items

QL News

QL News
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure (2 Page Version)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure (2 Page Version)
Unknown
Original Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure 2 Page Version (A3 Folded)...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

New ZX ROM cartridge Software

New ZX ROM cartridge Software
Unknown
New ZX ROM cartridge Software for use with the ZX Interface 2.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX81 Leaflet 4 page

Sinclair ZX81 Leaflet 4 page
1981
4 page leaflet with specification and printer...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX81 Leaflet 2 page

Sinclair ZX81 Leaflet 2 page
1981
2 page leaflet with peripherals...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX81 Promotional Poster

Sinclair ZX81 Promotional Poster
1981
Our Sinclair ZX81 1981 Promotional Poster was kindly donated by Geoff Farrell...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Publicity Photograph

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Publicity Photograph
1982
A4 Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Publicity Photograph...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Die Sinclair Familie Brochure

Die Sinclair Familie Brochure
1982
6 Page fold out German brochure of the Sinclair ZX81 and Spectrum computers and peripherals.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure
1982
Original Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sales Brochure 3 Page Foldout...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair Spectrum Leaflet

Sinclair Spectrum Leaflet
1982
6 page leaflet with pictures and specification...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

ZX Interface 2

ZX Interface 2
1982
For the ZX Spectrum SystemRef: TSC9092 page A5 Leaflet...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 6 page leaflet

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 6 page leaflet
1982
Illustrated with specification. Only £125.00...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Software Catalogue, December 1982

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Software Catalogue, December 1982
December 1982
A catalogue promoting a range of ZX Spectrum software, with adverts for hardware also.

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair Flat Screen Pocket TV

Sinclair Flat Screen Pocket TV
1983
6 page A5 fold up coloured leaflet...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Who's Who at Sinclair Book

Who's Who at Sinclair Book
1983
This ring bound guide to Who's Who at Sinclair was given to staff at the company.

Manufacturer : Sinclair Research Ltd
Type : Promotional Item

ZX Microdrives

ZX Microdrives
1983
2 page leaflet...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Software Catalogue

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Software Catalogue
May 1983
Sinclair ZX Spectrum Software Catalogue May 1983 edition 8 pages with prices...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

ZX Spectrum Software & Peripherals catalogue 1983

ZX Spectrum Software & Peripherals catalogue 1983
June 1983
16 page catalogue from June 1983...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Software and Perpherals catalogue January 1984

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Software and Perpherals catalogue January 1984
1984
A5 illustrated 28 page A5 brochure...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair PC200

Sinclair PC200
1988
6 page promotional leaflet for the Sinclair Professional Series with specification...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair Profesional Series PC200

Sinclair Profesional Series PC200
1988
6 page illustrated leaflet with specification...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item

Sinclair PC200 Special Offer

Sinclair PC200 Special Offer
September 1989
2 page promotional leaflet for the Sinclair PC200 and printer...

Manufacturer : Sinclair
Type : Promotional Item


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