ZX Spectrum 16/48K ISSUES 3-6A Axial Vishay Capacitor Replacement Kit

This offer is for a replacement capacitor kit for the ZX Spectrum 16/48K board isssues 3-6A.

Capacitors are pre-bent at the right size for easy assembly!

Find the board issue by opening your ZX Spectrum and checking the issue number written at the parts side of your ZX Spectrum board.

This kit is NOT for the ZX Spectrum 16/48K board issue 1 or 2.
This kit is NOT for any ZX Spectrum 128K, such as the toastrack, +2, +2A or +3.

Compatible board issues:

  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 3
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 3A
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 3B
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 4A
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 4B
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 4S
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 6
  • ZX Spectrum 16/48K issue 6A

The kit consists of:

  • 3x 1µF 16V Vishay Axial Capacitor
  • 1x 4.7µF 16V Vishay Axial Capacitor
  • 7x 22µF 16V Vishay Axial Capacitor
  • 2x 100µF 16V Vishay Axial Capacitor
  • Assembly manual with clear instructions

A soldering iron and some basic skills are required!
Additionally some new (preferably leaded) solder and a desolder pump are very helpful, as is solder wick to remove excessive amounts of solder.

The manual will guide you through the process.

Original ZX Spectrum 128K +2 ROM

Used original and tested ZX Spectrum 128K +2 ROM.
A great choice for the Harlequin 128 kits! Just like the Toast Rack ROM, but with Amstrad branding.

 

Offer is subject to placement errors.

 

Harlequin 128K rev 2D -BLACK- parts only set

The parts for your Harlequin rev 2D DIY board

In case you bought the Harlequin rev 2D board separately, and need a complete set of parts.

Offer is subject to placement errors.

Included with this parts set

  • Presoldered SMD part: AD724 RGB to NTSC/PAL Encoder
  • All parts (except ROM) to complete the Harlequin rev 2D
    • Discrete parts
    • IC’s
    • IC sockets
    • Connectors
    • etc…
  • The ByteDelight complete and comprehensive 16 page DIY assembly guide to the Harlequin rev 2D!

The discrete parts are packed in bags with sequential numbers corresponding to the manual, and the bags also show the part numbers corresponding to the PCB.

ROM

No ROM is included – you will need a ROM / EPROM / EEPROM to get the Harlequin going, with ZX Spectrum BASIC or an alternative like the ZX Spectrum SE ROM.

These are known working ROM types:
– Original 48K ROM which will run 128K games just fine (check our webshop stock for these!)
– Original 128K Toast Rack or +2 ROM  (check our webshop stock for these!)
– 27(C)256 EPROM
– 27(C)512 EPROM
– 29F040 EEPROM

! 28C256 is incompatible with this Harlequin board ! 

ByteDelight often has a small stock of original ROMs, check out the webshop – we’re not allowed to sell (E)EPROMs with ZX Spectrum ROM.

What is needed to complete the kit

To complete and use a finished Harlequin system, you will need:

  • The Harlequin rev 2D board (not included with this offer)
  • A ZX Spectrum ROM (not included)
  • A ZX Spectrum case with keyboard (e.g. rubber keys case or Plus case, but any other ZX Spectrum case will be fine too, like the DK’Tronics, Lo Profile or Saga)
  • A TV with composite video or RGB / SCART input
  • An RCA or RGB cable (RGB cable is available in the webshop)

HDMI

Instead of composite video or RGB, you can now use HDMI with the ZX-HD interface (that comes including HDMI cable), found in this web shop.

Other add-ons

To make loading games easy, choose one of our DivMMC SD card interfaces, such as the PRO ONE which also has dual joystick ports!

Photos

The complete parts kit:

The comprehensive 16 page DIY manual:

Harlequin 128K rev 2D -BLACK- small DIY kit

The awesome -BLACK- Harlequin 128K rev 2D DIY kit!

The Harlequin rev 2D is a completely compatible ZX Spectrum clone, but without the ULA.
It’s built up completely of parts that can still be obtained easily.
You can build your own complete ZX Spectrum Toast Rack (clone) yourself!

Offer is subject to placement errors.

A fun challange!

The Harlequin kit consists only of through hole parts, making soldering easy (the one SMD part is presoldered).
What you need to assemble the kit is:
– a soldering iron + solder
– basic skills and creativity
– some patience! The kit will keep you busy for several hours.

The included comprehensive assemly manual includes some important hints and lots of instructions.

Package contents

This small kit consists of:

  • The Harlequin rev 2D printed circuit board
  • Presoldered SMD part: AD724 RGB to NTSC/PAL Encoder
  • The ByteDelight complete and comprehensive 16 page DIY assembly guide to the Harlequin rev 2D!

Parts ordering

Note: this kit does not contain all parts needed to finish the Harlequin rev 2D!
The manual however shows Conrad and Farnell partnumbers of the parts needed (some parts that are not available at Conrad or Farnell show alternative sources like eBay).

If you want a complete kit: check out the other offers in the web shop.

ROM

No ROM is included – you will need a ROM / EPROM / EEPROM to get the Harlequin going, with ZX Spectrum BASIC or an alternative like the ZX Spectrum SE ROM.

These are known working ROM types:
– Original 48K ROM which will run 128K games just fine (check our webshop stock for these!)
– Original 128K Toast Rack or +2 ROM  (check our webshop stock for these!)
– 27(C)256 EPROM
– 27(C)512 EPROM
– 29F040 EEPROM

! 28C256 is incompatible with this Harlequin board ! 

ByteDelight has a small stock of original ROMs, check out the webshop – we’re not allowed to sell (E)EPROMs with ZX Spectrum ROM.

What is needed to use this kit

To use the finished Harlequin board, you will need:
– A ZX Spectrum ROM (some original ones might be available in the webshop, otherwise you can use the licence free SpectrumSE rom)
– A ZX Spectrum case with keyboard (e.g. rubber keys case or Plus case, but any other ZX Spectrum case will be fine too, like the DK’Tronics, Lo Profile or Saga)
– A TV with composite video or RGB input
– An RCA or RGB cable (RGB cable is available in the webshop)

HDMI

Instead of composite video or RGB, you can now use HDMI with the ZX-HD interface (that comes including HDMI cable), found in this web shop.

Other add-ons

To make loading games easy, choose one of our DivMMC SD card interfaces, such as the PRO ONE which also has dual joystick ports!

Photos

This kit:

Example of an assembled Harlequin rev 2D (this offer is for an unassambled board with only the SMD part!) with DivMMC EnJOY! PRO ONE interface (not included, but found in this web shop):

The comprehensive 16 page DIY manual:

 

 

Harlequin 128K rev 2D -BLACK- large DIY kit

The awesome -BLACK- Harlequin 128K rev 2D DIY kit!

The Harlequin rev 2D is a completely compatible ZX Spectrum clone, but without the ULA.
It’s built up completely of parts that can still be obtained easily.
You can build your own complete ZX Spectrum Toast Rack (clone) yourself!

Offer is subject to placement errors.

A fun challenge!

The Harlequin kit consists only of through hole parts, making soldering easy (the one SMD part is already presoldered).

What you need to assemble the kit is:
– a soldering iron + solder
– basic skills and creativity
– some patience! The kit will keep you busy for several hours.

The included comprehensive assemly manual includes some important hints and lots of instructions.

Package contents

This large kit consists of:

  • The (unassembled) Harlequin rev 2D printed circuit board
  • Presoldered SMD part: AD724 RGB to NTSC/PAL Encoder
  • All parts (except ROM) to complete the Harlequin rev 2D
    • Discrete parts
    • IC’s
    • IC sockets
    • Connectors
    • etc…
  • The ByteDelight complete and comprehensive 16 page DIY assembly guide to the Harlequin rev 2D!

The discrete parts are packed in bags with sequential numbers corresponding to the manual, and the bags also show the part numbers corresponding to the PCB.

ROM

No ROM is included – you will need a ROM / EPROM / EEPROM to get the Harlequin going, with ZX Spectrum BASIC or an alternative like the ZX Spectrum SE ROM.
These are known working ROM types:
– Original 48K ROM which will run 128K games just fine (check our webshop stock for these!)
– Original 128K Toast Rack or +2 ROM  (check our webshop stock for these!)
– 27(C)256 EPROM
– 27(C)512 EPROM
– 29F040 EEPROM

! 28C256 is incompatible with this Harlequin board ! 

ByteDelight has a small stock of original ROMs, check out the webshop – we’re not allowed to sell (E)EPROMs with ZX Spectrum ROM.

What is needed to finish the kit

To use the finished Harlequin board, you will need:
– A ZX Spectrum ROM (some original ones might be available in the webshop, otherwise you can use the licence free SpectrumSE rom)
– A ZX Spectrum case with keyboard (e.g. rubber keys case or Plus case, but any other ZX Spectrum case will be fine too, like the DK’Tronics, Lo Profile or Saga)
– A TV with composite video or RGB input
– An RCA or RGB cable (RGB cable is available in the webshop)

HDMI

Instead of composite video or RGB, you can now use HDMI with the ZX-HD interface (that comes including HDMI cable), found in this web shop.

Other add-ons

To make loading games easy, choose one of our DivMMC SD card interfaces, such as the PRO ONE which also has dual joystick ports!

Photos

This is an unassembled kit! The photos are for reference.

The kit contents:

Example of an assembled Harlequin rev 2D (this offer is for an unassambled kit!) with DivMMC EnJOY! PRO ONE interface (not included, but found in this web shop):

The comprehensive 16 page DIY manual:

 

 

Harlequin 128K rev 2D -BLACK- assembled (excl. ROM)

The awesome -BLACK- Harlequin 128K rev 2D – assembled!

The Harlequin rev 2D is a completely compatible ZX Spectrum 128K clone, but without the ULA.
It’s built up completely of parts that can still be obtained easily.

This product is available on backorder, as often I need one or two working days to find time to assemble and test one once ordered.

Offer is subject to placement errors.

Package contents

This assembled board offer consists of:

  • The Harlequin rev 2D printed circuit board
  • All parts (except ROM) assembled
  • The ByteDelight complete and comprehensive 16 page DIY assembly guide to the Harlequin rev 2D

ROM

No ROM is included – you will need a ROM / EPROM / EEPROM to get the Harlequin going, with ZX Spectrum BASIC or an alternative like the ZX Spectrum SE ROM.

These are known working ROM types:
– Original 48K ROM which will run 128K games just fine (check our webshop stock for these!)
– Original 128K Toast Rack or +2 ROM  (check our webshop stock for these!)
– 27(C)256 EPROM
– 27(C)512 EPROM
– 29F040 EEPROM

! 28C256 is incompatible with this Harlequin board ! 

ByteDelight has a small stock of original ROMs, check out the webshop – we’re not allowed to sell (E)EPROMs with ZX Spectrum ROM.

What is needed to use this board

To use the finished Harlequin board, you will need:
– A ZX Spectrum ROM (some original ones might be available in the webshop, otherwise you can use the licence free SpectrumSE rom)
– A ZX Spectrum case with keyboard (e.g. rubber keys case or Plus case, but any other ZX Spectrum case will be fine too, like the DK’Tronics, Lo Profile or Saga)
– A TV with composite video or RGB input
– An RCA or RGB cable (RGB cable is available in the webshop)

HDMI

Instead of composite video or RGB, you can now use HDMI with the ZX-HD interface (that comes including HDMI cable), found in this web shop.

Other add-ons

To make loading games easy, choose one of our DivMMC SD card interfaces, such as the PRO ONE which also has dual joystick ports!

Photos

Assembled Harlequin rev 2D with DivMMC EnJOY! PRO ONE interface (not included):

 

 

Complete refurbished ZX Spectrum with Rainbow Led case

Completely refurbished ZX Spectrum 48K with the unique Rainbow Led case, fully assembled, so plug and play!

Shipped by registered and insured service.

A Piece of Art.

The Rainbow Led case came to life in a moment of creativity.
But it was made available after much demand!

This Rainbow Led case consists of a brand new white replica case with white rubber feet, screws and brand new keyboard membrane.

Due to high demand and the time needed to craft these cases, it can take a couple of days before it’s shipped after you order one.

Comes with..

– Fully refurbished original ZX Specturm board (see details underneath)
– Switching 9V PSU* with EU/UK/US/AU plug (we will include the one corresponding to your country)
– DC-DC switch
– Composite video/audio RCA plug leads + SCART adapter
– 1 year warranty

*if you prefer an original ZX Power Supply instead for the same price, let us know when ordering.

Select your preferred board issue

When ordering, please let us know which board issue you prefer.
We have about all board issues in stock: 2, 3, 3B, 4, 4A, 4B, 4S and 6A.
If you don’t mind, we select a proper board revision for you.

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Fully refurbished board

The board will be fully refurbished:
– Composite video modification
– All new Vishay high quality blue electrolytic capacitors
– Heatsinked ULA to increase its lifetime
– Repaired if needed and thoroughly tested with diagnostic cartridge
– Tested with DivMMC EnJOY!, DivIDE (performed NEC ROM fix if needed) and more

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Photos

Completely dark environment (click for magnification):

 

Dimmed room environment:

 

Video

Production process photo

Small compact Micro SD adapter

If you don’t like the SD card sticking out too much on your DivMMC EnJOY! interface, we now offer these compact Micro SD adapters.

These are only the adapters, no Micro SD memory card or DivMMC EnJOY! interface is included!