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This issue was dated April 1982 and cost 60p

Software SceneEdit

Games

Other Software

  • Possible replacement for Basic?: Mickie from Axis for the ZX81 - (7)
  • Helps stop re-inventing the wheel: Book and Toolkit for the ZX81 by Hewson Consultants - (7-8)
  • Looking through a window: Window Language by Campbell Systems. - (8)
  • Machine code monitor: ZX-MC and Screen Kit 1 by Picturesque - (8)
  • Making layouts simpler: Video Sketch by Video Software - (8)
  • Aids on your adventure: Gamel 81 from Control Technology - (8)

Hardware WorldEdit

Add-ons to make you computing more fun - 2½ pages (11-13)

  • Slow mode kit: For ZX80 from Compshop Ltd
  • Aiming for real power: ZX-99 from Data-Assette
  • Boards galore from Quicksilva
  • Making the proper noises: Audio modulator from Compusound
  • Keying out of the industry: Professional keyboard from Computer Keyboards
  • Taping out your problems: ERC81 Tape Recorder from The Monolith Electronics Co Ltd
  • A port only for the ZX-81: Technomatic board
  • One switch from Abacus: Abacus Controller
  • Helping expand up to 32K: Audio Computers RAM pack
  • Screwing in a system: Fuller DP from Fuller Micro Systems
  • Aiming at 'proper' invaders: DK'Tronics 4k Graphics ROM
  • Mum's the word for facilities: RD Laboratories mortherboard

ReviewsEdit

Sorting the diamonds from the glass - Phil Garratt - 2½ pages (51-53)

FeaturesEdit

Inside Sinclair: Introducing the lady with more than her fair share of problems - 2 pages (14-15)

Every day Sinclair receives 50 pleas for help. And incredibly they are all dealt with by one woman, Ruth Bramley. Here we look at how she manages to cope.

Photo Special: Microfair mania - 1 page (17)

School Spot: Why Sinclairs are such a smash hit - 1½ pages (27-28)

From primaries to polytechnics... the whole education spectrum is using ZX-81's

Business: Turning your Sinclair ZX-81 into a business machine - Mike Salem - 2 pages (40-41)

When the ZX-81 was first launched many experts refused to believe it was of any use for business applications. Mike Salem of Hilderbay Ltd set out to prove them wrong.

Conversion: How to convert your ZX-80 programs to run on a ZX-81 - Mark Charlton - 3 pages (43-45)

Hardware Overview: Plenty for users to choose from - Stephen Adams - 2 pages (56-57)

To lead into in-depth analyses of hardware products, Stephen Adams scans the market.

Prestel: April debut planned for prize-winning adapter - Roger Green - 2½ pages (61-63)

There are more than 20 entries for the £1,000 first prize which goes to the designer of best ZX-81/Prestel adaptor. Roger Green tells the story and why there is a need for the adaptor.

Regular Features

Contents - 1 page (3)

Sinclairvoyance: Let's begin with a look ahead - 1 page (5)

Starting from Scratch - Beginners Guide - 2 pages (18-19)

Hewson's Helpline - Andrew Hewson - 2 pages (22-23)

Books: Starting to get acquainted with the Sinclair book world - Ron Coates - 2 pages (48-49)

Getting Acquainted With Your ZX81, The ZX81 Pocket Book, The ZX81 Companion & Stretching Your ZX81 or ZX80 To Its Limits

Competition - 1 page (59)

Mind Games: It's the program that matters if you want the satisfaction of a good game of chess  - Philip Joy - 1 page (65)

Type-InsEdit

Intercept by Ian Wright for the ZX-80 (31)

Star Swerver by Tim Rogers for the ZX-81 (32)

Square Root and Graph Plotter (33)

Othello by Graham Charlton & Tim Hartnell for the ZX-81 (34-35)

Blackjack by Tim Hartnell for the ZX-81 (36-37)

Old Forty-Niner by Tim Hartnell for the ZX-81 (38)

AdvertsEdit

Games

Magazines

Sinclair Supermart - 1 page (66)

Other CreditsEdit

Consultant Editor

Mike Johnston

Production Editor

Harold Mayes

Design

Bill Scolding

Editorial/Production Assistant

Sue Hawes

Contributors

Andrew Hewson, Philip Joy, Mark Charlton, Phil Garratt, Stephen Adams, Ron Coates, Roger Green

External LinksEdit

You can find this magazine at the World of Spectrum archive. Or if you would like it on a DVD try The Zzuperstore

Other IssuesEdit

Sinclair User Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1982       Sinclair User Issue 1
1
Sinclair User Issue 2
2
Sinclair User Issue 3
3
Sinclair User Issue 4
4
Sinclair User Issue 5
5
Sinclair User Issue 6
6
Sinclair User Issue 7
7
Sinclair User Issue 8
8
Sinclair User Issue 9
9
1983 Sinclair User Issue 10
10
Sinclair User Issue 11
11
Sinclair User Issue 12
12
Sinclair User Issue 13
13
Sinclair User Issue 14
14
Sinclair User Issue 15
15
Sinclair User Issue 16
16
Sinclair User Issue 17
17
Sinclair User Issue 18
18
Sinclair User Issue 19
19
Sinclair User Issue 20
20
Sinclair User Issue 21
21
1984 Sinclair User Issue 22
22
Sinclair User Issue 23
23
Sinclair User Issue 24
24
Sinclair User Issue 25
25
Sinclair User Issue 26
26
Sinclair User Issue 27
27
Sinclair User Issue 28
28
Sinclair User Issue 29
29
Sinclair User Issue 30
30
Sinclair User Issue 31
31
Sinclair User Issue 32
32
Sinclair User Issue 33
33
1985 Sinclair User Issue 34
34
Sinclair User Issue 35
35
Sinclair User Issue 36
36
Sinclair User Issue 37
37
Sinclair User Issue 38
38
Sinclair User Issue 39
39
Sinclair User Issue 40
40
Sinclair User Issue 41
41
Sinclair User Issue 42
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Sinclair User Issue 43
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Sinclair User Issue 44
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Sinclair User Issue 45
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1986 Sinclair User Issue 46
46
Sinclair User Issue 47
47
Sinclair User Issue 48
48
Sinclair User Issue 49
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Sinclair User Issue 50
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Sinclair User Issue 51
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Sinclair User Issue 52
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Sinclair User Issue 53
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Sinclair User Issue 54
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Sinclair User Issue 55
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Sinclair User Issue 56
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Sinclair User Issue 57
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1987 Sinclair User Issue 58
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Sinclair User Issue 59
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Sinclair User Issue 60
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Sinclair User Issue 61
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Sinclair User Issue 62
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Sinclair User Issue 63
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Sinclair User Issue 64
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Sinclair User Issue 65
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Sinclair User Issue 66
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Sinclair User Issue 67
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Sinclair User Issue 68
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Sinclair User Issue 69
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1988 Sinclair User Issue 70
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Sinclair User Issue 71
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Sinclair User Issue 72
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Sinclair User Issue 73
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Sinclair User Issue 74
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Sinclair User Issue 75
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Sinclair User Issue 76
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Sinclair User Issue 77
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Sinclair User Issue 78
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Sinclair User Issue 79
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Sinclair User Issue 80
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Sinclair User Issue 81
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1989 Sinclair User Issue 82
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Sinclair User Issue 83
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Sinclair User Issue 84
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Sinclair User Issue 85
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Sinclair User Issue 86
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Sinclair User Issue 87
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Sinclair User Issue 88
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Sinclair User Issue 89
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Sinclair User Issue 90
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Sinclair User Issue 91
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Sinclair User Issue 92
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Sinclair User Issue 93
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1990 Sinclair User Issue 94
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Sinclair User Issue 95
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Sinclair User Issue 96
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Sinclair User Issue 98
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Sinclair User Issue 99
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Sinclair User Issue 100
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Sinclair User Issue 101
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Sinclair User Issue 102
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Sinclair User Issue 103
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Sinclair User Issue 104
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Sinclair User Issue 105
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Sinclair User Issue 106
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1991 Sinclair User Issue 107
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Sinclair User Issue 108
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Sinclair User Issue 109
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Sinclair User Issue 110
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Sinclair User Issue 111
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Sinclair User Issue 112
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Sinclair User Issue 113
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Sinclair User Issue 114
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Sinclair User Issue 115
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Sinclair User Issue 116
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Sinclair User Issue 117
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Sinclair User Issue 118
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1992 Sinclair User Issue 119
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Sinclair User Issue 120
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Sinclair User Issue 121
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Sinclair User Issue 122
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Sinclair User Issue 123
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Sinclair User Issue 124
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Sinclair User Issue 125
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Sinclair User Issue 126
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Sinclair User Issue 127
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Sinclair User Issue 128
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Sinclair User Issue 129
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Sinclair User Issue 130
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1993 Sinclair User Issue 131
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Sinclair User Issue 132
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Sinclair User Issue 133
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Sinclair User Issue 134
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