Timex Sinclair 1000

CPU Z80 at 3.25 MHz ZX81
RAM 1 KB standard
Up to 16 KB total
ROM 8 KB BASIC interpreter
Display Television (channel 3)
24 lines x 32 characters (text)
64 x 44 pixels in graphics mode
Storage Casette tape recorder
Transfer rate of 250 baud
Peripherals Thermal printer
Release date July 1982
Retail price $ 99.95


Rick's first program

10 PRINT "SHIT ";
20 GOTO 10

A two line program with two major mistakes:

  1. An endless loop
  2. Use of the GOTO statement (according to the "experts")

It did, however, elicit a chuckle from one of my friends as I was showing off my amazing programming skills!


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