Others include timepieces made from a Sinclair ZX Spectrum
, a rocker cover off a Yamaha R1 motorbike and an original dashboard from a Land Rover Defender.
In technology, the new Sinclair ZX Spectrum
was a milestone moment in home computing, while the first CD players went on sale in Japan.
WHEN I was undergoing the six-year process of changing from a boy into technically and legally a man, I owned a Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Mary Whitehouse attacked the new threat of video nasties such as Cannibal Holocaust, and the invasion of the home computer, led by the BBC Micro and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum
, began in earnest.
Anyone who had a ZX Spectrum computer as a kid will love reliving their childhood with this Bluetooth Sinclair ZX Spectrum
It instantly became a cult game and a hit for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Retro gaming outfit, www.funstockretro.co.uk, has preloaded 1,000 games into its Sinclair ZX Spectrum
VEGA games console, which hit stores last week.
It was a competitor to the popular Sinclair ZX Spectrum
, but the basic model was also slightly cheaper at pounds 129.
My present computer - and all those before it right back to my long-deceased Sinclair ZX Spectrum
- don't care one jot whether I love them or hate them.
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
THE daddy of the home computer, the Spectrum was Sir Clive Sinclair's greatest achievement.
The first computer I ever used was at the age of six in the summer of 1985 and it was a Sinclair ZX Spectrum
. I am on my fifth game console, and god knows how many mobile phones I have used through my life.
For anyone who grew up in the 80s, it's a nostalgic reminder, especially when Huw gives Maurice a stateof-the-art Sinclair ZX Spectrum
then spends the day trying to load a game from temperamental and nerveshredding shrieking tapes.