ZX Spectrum list of replacement parts types

Last update: 19 Feb 2019

Here’s a list of replacement parts that:

  1. Can easily be obtained nowadays (at e.g. Farnell) for reasonable prices.
  2. Are 100% compatible and pincompatible (no swapping needed).

All of the underneath suggestions have been properly tested!

ZTX650 (TR4)

  • ZTX651 / ZTX653

ZTX213 (TR5)

  • ZTX751 / ZTX753
  • NB: BC213 is not completely compatible!


  • ZTX450 (still available)


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