|Release date||never released, development started in 1987|
|Operating system||Sinclair BASIC / Timex Extended Basic / CP/M|
|Predecessor||Timex Sinclair 2068|
It was a third generation Sinclair ZX Spectrum compatible computer, with expanded capabilities and new TEC - Timex Extended Commands BASIC commands supporting the AY-3-8912 sound chip, RS-232 network and the 512x192 pixel high resolution graphic mode.
Besides the legacy Sinclair BASIC, the ROM included a word processor (Timeword), Timex Extended Basic (with support for the Tenet network, floppy disks and RAM drive) and a CP/M terminal emulator. RAM was expanded to 256kb.
The machine never reached the market since Timex of Portugal shut down its production line before its release.
- Zilog Z80A
- 208K RAM drive
- 48K base memory
- Improved ULA offering additional screen modes:
- Text: 32×24 or 64x32 characters (8×8 pixels, rendered in graphics mode)
- Graphics: 256×192 pixels, 15 colours (two simultaneous colours - "attributes" - per 8×8 pixels, causing attribute clash)
- Extended Color: 256×192 pixels, 15 colors with colour resolution of 32×192 (two simultaneous colours - "attributes" - per 1×8 pixels)
- Dual Screen: (two 256×192 pixels screens can be placed in memory)
- A two color 512×192 mode
- Cartridge port
- Tape audio in/out for external cassette tape storage
- RF television out
- Composite video monitor out
- RGB monitor out
- Kempston Joystick input
- External cassette tape recorder
- Disk Drive: TOS / CP/M
- 69 keys with cursors, numpad and function keys