Developers create new mini-console based on ZX Spectrum




Sir Clive Sinclair announced in cooperation with Retro Computers ‘new’ mini-console. To the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega baptized console is based on the published in the eighties ZX Spectrum and contains standard about a thousand games.

The Vega according to developers is simple to use. With the cables, the device can be connected to a TV. When starting the mini console displays a navigation menu where the user can choose a game. Standard supplied approximately one thousand games. The offer may reportedly be expanded with an SD card. The “smart” software would be able to run all games developed for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.

That does not mean that all games are actually available for Vega. The developers currently would still contact the thousands of original Spectrum game developers to ensure that the old games can be used.

The development of the device has been completed, as is described on the IndieGoGo page. The project on the crowdfunding platform, the target amount of £ 100,000, converted approximately 126,000 euros. That money is intended for developing and shipping the first thousand copies. At first they would only be sold within the United Kingdom, but in a later stage there may be other countries.

The plan is to once again produce three thousand mini consoles after the first thousand copies. Any subsequent runs would go a thousand pieces. As production increases, the selling price would decrease according to the developers.


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