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Old 02 March 2011, 10:59   #1
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Spectrum Emulator

What is the best and easiest spectrum emulator to get working on windows 7 ???

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Old 02 March 2011, 11:52   #2
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For me I'd say Spectaculator, although that's not free. It runs fine on Windows 7 (I have 64-bit), and is very easy to use, but with a lot of power too:

http://www.spectaculator.com/

(There is a free 30 day trial if you wany to try it out).
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Old 02 March 2011, 12:23   #3
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I use ZXSpin mostly and can recommend it...but admittedly there are many and I have not tried all of them...
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Old 02 March 2011, 12:26   #4
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Best trying WorldOfSpectrum.org as they have all the info you'll need.
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I use ZXSpin mostly and can recommend it...but admittedly there are many and I have not tried all of them...
ZXSpin, isthe best in my opinion.
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Old 02 March 2011, 13:19   #6
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Speculaculator is brilliant
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how about a speccy emu for Amiga owners?
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Old 02 March 2011, 13:58   #8
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Old 02 March 2011, 17:44   #9
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why use the windows 7 ?
turn it on winXP.
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Old 02 March 2011, 18:27   #10
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You know what i do, which may sound mad , I load up Winuae and my Amiga system that has my spectrum pogram that I bought for the Amiga years ago, Spectrum3000 or something like that and play games though that. An emulator on a emulator. but it works perfectly, show how good the emulation is.
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Old 02 March 2011, 18:53   #11
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ZXLive for Amiga http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/ZXLive
is very very good. Not the best to run .tzx though.

For Windows I add EmuZWin to the list: ZX Spin and Spectaculator.
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Old 02 March 2011, 19:35   #12
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You know what i do, which may sound mad , I load up Winuae and my Amiga system that has my spectrum pogram that I bought for the Amiga years ago, Spectrum3000 or something like that and play games though that. An emulator on a emulator. but it works perfectly, show how good the emulation is.
It's the only way to go on an Amiga forum


But of course I have the real thing, so no need for emulation


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Old 03 March 2011, 03:37   #13
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To emulate a Spectrum on an Amiga, ASp would be your best choice.
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ZXSpin, isthe best in my opinion.
it is, but it doesn't work on my Windows 7 laptop.

[edit] had to run it as administrator, now it works!

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Old 04 March 2011, 10:04   #15
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WOW. This is a great emulator. Runs full speed on 030/50Mhz/16Mb VERY nice. The only thing missing now is proper AY emulation (hopefully coming soon) and full TZX support.

Great stuff

Edit: well, most games (48k) runs at full speed... most 128k games don't ;-) its ok though...

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it is, but it doesn't work on my Windows 7 laptop.

[edit] had to run it as administrator, now it works!
Odd, I have never ever set anything to run as admin and everything works fine.
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Odd, I have never ever set anything to run as admin and everything works fine.
Comes up with

Failed to set data for "

then
"Access violation at address 005089B7 in module 'ZXSpin.exe'. Read of address 00000124"

which when ok'd is followed by a repeating "Access violation at address 005FF9B6 in module 'ZXSpin.exe'. Read of address 00000124"

Task then has to be killed in Task Manager

if run as administrator none of these messages appear!
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Old 23 April 2011, 20:25   #18
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I use speculator, the best of the best
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Old 23 April 2011, 20:59   #19
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zxds on my DS is the best one I've ever used, all multicolor and vsync effects perfect Shame it's harder to get a perfect one for windows, I miss Realspectrum for DOS!
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Ive always used either speculator or ZX32, both top quality.

As for ZX Spin, I have similar probs to Coagulus

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Failed to set data for "

then
"Access violation at address 005089B7 in module 'ZXSpin.exe'. Read of address 00000124"

which when ok'd is followed by a repeating "Access violation at address 005FF9B6 in module 'ZXSpin.exe'. Read of address 00000124"

Task then has to be killed in Task Manager

if run as administrator none of these messages appear!
even if I run as admin I still get these messages!!

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