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Spectrum 128 Cables
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In-line Power Switch for Spectrum 48, 128 & 128 +2 (grey model)
A brand new on-off switch cable that connects between the DC jack of the Spectrum PSU and the computer's power socket. Saves wear and tear on the Spectrum DC input and eliminates the need to constantly connect / disconnect the DC plug for reset etc.
These switch leads have been specially wired to switch the positive supply line, which generic switch cables do not when used with the Spectrum. The cables used have good quality conductors, not ultra-thin wires!
Please note before ordering: Some early Spectrum 48 PSUs have a smaller diameter DC jack plug than is standard for modern 2.1mm jack sockets. To fit the socket on this cable the PSU plug (metal barrel) needs to be 5.5mm wide (not 5.0mm) - to the naked eye it's hard to tell so it's best to lay the DC jack on a ruler and use a magnifying glass. The shape is also slightly different - please see this diagram as a guide.
RGB SCART Cable For Spectrum 128 +2 *Mono* (Grey model only)
Please note: The sound output from the 128+2's audio socket was not very well implemented by Amstrad. The beeper sound is much louder than the output from the AY sound chip (which is really quiet). If this is not a problem then a mono cable will be fine (but bear in mind it wouldn't be suitable after making the stereo audio modificiation because one channel will be silenced due to the mono jack plug).
RGB Stereo SCART Cable For Spectrum 128 +2 (Grey model only)
Please note: The sound output from the 128+2's audio socket was not very well implemented by Amstrad. The beeper sound is much louder than the output from the AY chip (which is really quiet). There are various ways to fix this, probably the best being the stereo mod board available from Byte Delight