Sinclair QL microcomputer

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Date Introduced
1984
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 18 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Sinclair Research Ltd.
Credit Line
Gift of Michael Plitkins
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United Kingdom
Object ID
X2429.2002A
Speed
7.5 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
128K
Memory Width
8-bit

The Sinclair QL (Quantum Leap), successor to the successful Sinclair ZX Spectrum, was doomed by bugs and problems with the Microdrive miniature tape drives. Its Motorola 68008 microprocessor made it incompatible with the rising IBM PC.