The Sinclair QL was a business machine released by Sir Clive Sinclair in 1984 - although never as popular as the ZX Spectrum, this still retains a large following and there are still plenty of ongoing developments, including improvements to hardware, emulators and the operating system. There is even still a QL User Group (Quanta) and a dedicated magazine (QL Today).
Cambridge Z88 Portable
The Cambridge Z88 is actually from the Sinclair stable (after they sold the Sinclair brand to Amstrad). It was one of the first truly portable computers, about the size of an A4 pad and containing a built in screen and EPROM cartridges for storage.
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum is probably one of the most popular computers ever built (excluding Windows based machines) and has proved popular with old and young alike, selling several million computers throughout the World.
Sinclair ZX80 Home Computer
This was the first real home computer - released by Sir Clive Sinclair in 1980, this marked the start of small computers which could be afforded and used by regular people. A classic all in white, they are still much sort after as collectors items.
Sinclair ZX81 Home Computer
Similar to the ZX80, the ZX81 was released in 1981 and proved the first real hit for Sir Clive Sinclair
ICL One Per Desk / Merlin Tonto
Based on Sinclair QL architecture, the ICL One Per Desk incorporated improved microdrive units, a built in telephone and phone directory and could easily be networked. A classic piece of retro computing and still much sort after as collectors items.
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