Robert Morrison

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This evening I’ve been fixing a ZX Spectrum+ for a friend. Two bad RAM ICs and a 3rd (previously repaired way back) had gone a bit crusty. Wrong polarity power was maybe used, but the DC circuit measures okay. Needs a new membrane but I’ve given the keys a bath in the meantime.

a ZX Spectrum motherboard with two microchips removedcloseup of a microchip showing discolouration to the legsscreenshot of Jumping Jack loading on an old television loose, wet ZX Spectrum+ plastic keys in a kitchen sieve suspended over a plastic bowl