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ZX Spectrum Next
SpectNext Ltd • 2020

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Launched BySpectNext Ltd
Additional BrandsSinclair

The ZX Spectrum Next is the spiritual successor to Sinclair ZX Spectrum. It is totally compatible with original Speccy games, and can play new games designed for the platform. It supports not only loading from SD Card, but also from cassette tape, should you be a complete masochist.

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System Emulator Notes
Windows / Mac OS / Linux ZEsarUX Emulates all Sinclair computers, as well as Sam Coupe, Timex TS 2068, Jupiter Ace, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC 4128
Windows CSpect By Mike Dailly
Mac / Windows NX Under Development

Emulator information last updated 24th March 2020

Tech Specs and further details

Name Sinclair ZX Spectrum Next
Origin United Kingdom
Processor FPGA-based Z80
Developed by Rick Dickinson, Victor Trucco, Fabio Belavenuto, Jim Bagley, Henrique Olifiers
Memory 1MB RAM, expandable to 2MB
Display Output HDMI port, VGA port
Colours Up to 256
Storage SD Card, Cassette tape support via Mic and Ear ports
Input Joysticks via DB9 port, Mouse support via PS/2 port
Cost Launched via Kickstarter. £99 (just main board, no case); £175 (w/ case)