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Name: Galaxy Dust Cover more
Manufacturer: PDQ Software
Year: 1984
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £1.75

Name: Games Board more
Manufacturer: Marvic Marketing
Year: 1985
Type: Keyboard
Price: £9.95
Blurb: Plastic casing that fits over the Spectrum keyboard. Holes over the keys are then filled by small 'pegs' that act as keys. Using only the keys set within games, allows for more accurate key presses.

Name: Gamestar Cable Box more
Manufacturer: Cable Interactive Services
Year: 1984
Type: Telecom/Network
Blurb: Small box about the same size as a VTX, that plugs into the cable network and allows you to download software. Not much info on either the box, or the service ?? News article in Crash 4 (May 84)

Name: General Sound more
Manufacturer: X-Trade Group
Year: 1997
Type: Sound/Speech
Price: £20.00
Blurb: This is a 4 channel, 8-bit sound board. It has its own Z80 CPU onboard, running at 12MHz and 128Kb of memory (16Kb ROM and 112Kb of RAM). The card is AY-3-8910 compatible and uses a sampling frequency of 37.5KHz.
Note: Nemo (author of Nemo KAY clones) and Scorpion made an improved version later. Due to the complexity of the circuit no amateur copies were made.
The GS was very popular in Eastern Europe.

Name: General Sound Memory Module more
Manufacturer: X-Trade Group
Year: 1998
Type: RAM/ROM
Price: £12.00
Blurb: A memory module for the General Sound board. With this module installed, your GS board will have 512Kb of RAM in total.

Name: Genesis P101 more
Manufacturer: Powertran Cybernetics
Year: 1984
Type: Robot
Price: £1750.00
Blurb: Professional hydraulic arm. 6 degrees of movement; waist, shoulder, elbow and wrist evevation, wrist roll and gripper. Uses position feedback sensors.

Name: Ghost Screen more
Manufacturer: Barnard Electronics
Year: 1985
Type: Graphics
Price: £149.50

Name: Gorlitz Epson Interface more
Manufacturer: Gorlitz Computerbau
Type: Printing
Price: ?
Blurb: Sinclair Spectrum Interface f�r EPSON RX-80 sowie FX-80

Name: Grafpad more
Manufacturer: British Micro
Year: 1984
Type: Graphics
Price: £143.75
Blurb: Drawing into the future. Graphics pad complete with light pen and software.
Note: Came with the Grafpad tape.
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Name: Graphiscop more
Manufacturer: G3i
Type: Graphics
Price: 990 F.

Name: Graphic Planner Pad more
Manufacturer: Proxima Centauri Ltd
Year: 1982
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £3.50

Name: Graphic Planning Grids more
Manufacturer: Cable Software
Year: 1983
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £2.99

Name: Graphic Planning Pads more
Manufacturer: Cable Software
Year: 1983
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £5.99

Name: Graphics Grid more
Manufacturer: Brown Computing & Co
Year: 1984
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £2.00

Name: Graphics Pad Kit more
Manufacturer: Keyboard
Year: 1983
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £4.25

Name: Graphics Pads more
Manufacturer: A&K Computer Products
Year: 1983
Type: Miscellaneous
Price: £3.95

Name: Gun Stick more
Manufacturer: MHT Ingenieros S.L.
Type: Add-on
Note: The GunStick was available at least for Amstrad, Spectrum, MSX and PC. It has been often said that the Amstrad, Spectrum and MSX versions were identical, both externally and internally. The GunStick was also marketed in France by Ubi Soft, but probably just for the CPC.
There were two models for the Gunstick: one for the ZX Spectrum, ZX Spectrum + and ZX Spectrum 128K (Kempston interface) and the other for the ZX Spectrum +2 and ZX Spectrum +3 (Sinclair interface). The games were compatible with both models.