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Sinclair

Unread post by Latteman » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:46 pm

Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:32 pm

Miracle it is working, they all failed, don't expect it too last, and anyway they sounded horrible.

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by valvesRus » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:35 pm

I very nearly purchased some Sinclair stuff for my first system in the 60's,but I thought better stuff was available so purchased an Amstrad Integra IC2000 instead.

Good choice eh ? :lol:

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:49 pm

Out of the frying pan and into the fire.

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Latteman » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:06 pm

:lol:
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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Colin Wonfor » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:13 am

Both Sugar & Sinclair never made good kit it was all for a price cheap and nasty, stealing IMO.
But hey they both got Knighthood, so Doc let us make some junk audio kit, label it Made in Anihc. And get worthless Knighthoods.
We could add silver tinsel and Gold Stars to bling it up a bit and tie the box with a Yellow Ribbon.
It can be done so imagine it.

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Fretless » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:04 am

You mean it would be Sir Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and we would have to address him as 'My Lord'. :o

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:27 am

Heaven forbid, anyway in business real honest human beings never get rewarded publicly, they normally just get insulted and lied about as in both mine and Colin's cases. Too much threat of showing up the bullshitters and marketing men, they seem to be the ones who get the honours.

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by Classicrock » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:50 am

Colin Wonfor wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:13 am
Both Sugar & Sinclair never made good kit it was all for a price cheap and nasty, stealing IMO.
But hey they both got Knighthood, so Doc let us make some junk audio kit, label it Made in Anihc. And get worthless Knighthoods.
We could add silver tinsel and Gold Stars to bling it up a bit and tie the box with a Yellow Ribbon.
They certainly didn't get a knighthood for their amps!!! As far as Sinclair is concerned he had good ideas that were produced badly or impractical. Commodore soon wiped aside his calculators and computers. I remember seeing his 'car' in use which at least made me laugh. He got the knighthood for his innovations which took years and others to develop into something practical. Sugar is just a salesman but he came close to establishing a UK computer industry maybe by chance. Again cost cutting and product design a problem Ended up making Sky satellite TV boxes. He is better known for the Apprentice and once owning Tottenham Hotspur (which he also starved of cash). He got the knighthood for helping out the Labour government as a supposed business expert. Sinclair I see as a failed boffin and Sugar is just full of bullshit. They both specialised in crap products for different reasons. If these two are held as best of British Innovation and business it's not surprising we are where we are today.

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Re: Sinclair

Unread post by guydarryl » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:59 am

I tend to see great similarities between lord Sugar and "Del Boy" - funny thing is, I don't think that lord Sugar would mind the comparison (as long as he could make some money/publicity out of it).
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