A Course in BASIC Programming - ZX80 Operating Manual
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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.
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