Timex Sinclair TS1500 (PAL)
The TS1500 was the solution of Timex of Portugal offered to Timex Corporation to solve the TS1000 problems in the US. It is also 100% compativel with the ZX81.
TS1500 was a 16K RAM version of the TS1000 with a new case design (like a silver ZX Spectrum), new board design (ULA made by Timex) and raised rubber chiclet keys, like the ZX Spectrum.
Introduced: July 1983
Price: US $79.95
CPU: Zilog Z80A, 3.25MHz
RAM: 16K, 64K max
Display: 22 X 32 text (B&W) hooks to TV
Ports: expansion, cassette
Peripherals: Cassette recorder T/S printer
OS: ROM BASIC
Adapted from TIMEX Computer World.
<p>The first computer, top to bottom, is the NTSC TS1500. The second one is the PAL TS1500. The third one is the Argentinian-case Sinclair ZX Spectrum (PAL) made by Timex Portugal. The bottom one is the Argentinian CZ-2000.<br /> <br /> Notice the difference on the position of the RF output between the NTSC/PAL-N and the PAL models. Notice the mark in the cases to drill when using different modulator types. </p>
<p>The first computer, left to right & top to bottom is the Argentinian-case Sinclair ZX Spectrum (PAL) made by Timex Portugal. The computer below that one (left hand side) is the PAL TS1500. On the right hand side we have the NTSC TS1500 and below it, the Argentinian CZ-2000.</p>