Who is Clive Sinclair?
After spending several years as assistant editor of Practical Wireless and Instrument Practice, Sinclair founded Sinclair Radionics in 1961, where he produced the first slim-line electronic pocket calculator in 1972. Sinclair later moved into the production of home computers and produced the Sinclair ZX80, the UK's first mass-market home computer for less than GB£100, and later, with Sinclair Research, the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum; the latter is widely recognised for its importance in the early days of the British home computer industry.
Knighted in 1983, Sinclair formed Sinclair Vehicles and released the Sinclair C5, a battery electric vehicle that was a commercial failure. Since then Sinclair has concentrated on personal transport, including the A-bike, a folding bicycle for commuters that weighs 5.5 kilograms and folds down small enough to be carried on public transport.
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- Jul 30, 1940
- Also known as
- Sir Clive Marles Sinclair
- Clive Marles Sinclair
- White people
- United Kingdom
- St George's College, Weybridge
- Sinclair Research
- Sinclair Radionics
on July 23, 2013
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