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Old 26th Nov 2020, 1:35 pm   #13
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Default Re: QL_Sinclair

I was working for him when it was launched, a floppy drive was in the offing but never got there. I had one of the prototypes on my bench, it worked quite well, dear Rick Dickinson was a close neighbour (6 doors or so away) of mine then too. Amstrad bought him out at that time, OK Amstrad did good marketing but the products were mainstream rather than cutting edge in the end.

Happy days, Sinclair did an awful lot of stuff, working for him was fun and stimulating. Free canteen (restaurant really) and free bar, Greene King IPA always on tap. Afternoons were left for walking about and chatting to other engineers if you wanted to, I am sure more work got done then than the mornings.
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