My mate bought a Spectrum+ off eBay recently and it didn’t work.
All we got on powering up was this
First thing I did was check the voltages. They all seemed fine so on with the next test.
The ULA was the only chip that was socketed so I quickly replaced it with a known good one. Still the same fault.
To save myself some time I thought I would desolder the Z80 CPU in order to use the Fluke 9010. Turns out the CPU was at fault and on fitting a new one we got this (bad picture, I know)
Anyway, I carried out the very simple composite mod and this is pretty much all done. Another Spectrum saved
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And that is why you are the master of retro consoles sir. Next retro day we’re firing it up.
but what would we play on it? Might I suggest Trap Door