Well split up jumbled questions about Speccy in US and somebody rattling on in badly converted italian/English. Anyway, I still think that what we used to do withSpectrums in the 80s controlling GEC mainframes etc, was very cool for its time. Prestel was a great place for its time, even if the people running it were suited idiots. Brian -- ----- - This newsgroup posting comes to you directly from... The Sofa of Brian Gaff... firstname.lastname@example.org Blind user, so no pictures please!