ZX Vega+ News

(Unauthorised and Unofficial)

Vega+ Shipping Dates

  • End of September 2016
  • October 2016
  • In time for Xmas 2016
  • February 2017
  • A "few weeks" from March 10th 2017
  • Summer 2017
  • 8 weeks from August 9th (October 4th, 2017)
  • Mid October 2017
  • April 2018
  • May 8th - 12th 2018
  • May 12th 2018
  • May 31st 2018 (Indiegogo deadline)
  • June 15th 2018
  • July 6th 2018

World of Spectrum

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Roll of Honour

Due to the limits imposed by the free MailChimp bulk email accounts, RCL have sent out the Roll of Honour confirmation emails from multiple email addresses and the majority have been filtered as spam emails. For this reason, we have enlisted our Swiss hacker Mathew to extract the official Roll of Honour from one of the dead-on-arrival Vega+ prototypes that was found in a dumpster after the Spectrum35 event. We are proud to present the RCL Roll of Honour:

Roll of Honour scroll

(in chronological order)

Paul Andrews and Chris Smith
For supplying evidence and honesty throughout the campaign

Darren Melbourne
For his knowledge and insight about manufacturing retro hardware

Nick Cooper
For his honesty and being the poor bastard dragged through the mud by David Levy and Suzanne Martin

For early publicity of RCL and the Vega+, until RCL sent a letter threatening his elderly parents

Mystery tweeter exposing the Vega+ scandal

Another mystery tweeter

Judge Joe
Another mystery tweeter

George Cropper/Funky Spectrum and Bum Fun Gaming
For speaking the truth about RCL and the Vega+ from day one

Richard Ratcliffe/Hero from Hell
Force refunded by RCL and creator of The Evidently [Vague-A] Plus YouTube video

Backer that exposed the ability to post via the Indiegogo app after being blocked from commenting by RCL

Nick Roper
For backing the Vega+ 20 years ahead of his untimely death and thereby expose Lee Fogarty's shilling

Daniel Newby
For posting more than 1000 comments on the Indiegogo campaign before RCL had permission for 1000 games


Nigel Malin
For obtaining evidence of Suzanne Martin's "We have never refused to refund a backer" lie

Holly Brockwell
For publishing the initial article (that was taken down) Will the ZX Spectrum Vega Plus Ever Materialise?

For exposing Lee Fogarty's website takedown notice and creating the initial version of the daily blog

Gaz Corfield
For publishing articles about RCL and the Vega+

For publishing the article Sinclair ZX Vega+ funding campaign halted by Indiegogo

Thomas Copper
Undercover journalist

Dr. Jacqueline Eales
For having the courage to speak out about her ex husband David Levy and his extramarital activites and abandoning his two children

Bob Hesse
Ex-business partner of David Levy for revealing the truth about him

Rai Hamilton
Ex-business partner of David Levy for revealing the truth about him

Andrews and Smith's Legal Team
For releasing legally approved documents

The SMS Mole
For constant confirmation that SMS would never make the Vega+ without money up front which has never been paid, and has/will never be scheduled because RCL does not have those funds

Graham Kenny
For being the voice of reason on Indiegogo

Andrew Baker
For his determination

Swiss hacker responsible for extracting the Democratic Blog and the Roll of Honour

Phil Jennings
For exposing Lee Fogarty's John Wayne Cowboy Builders website

Charlie Rook
For publishing C.Rook's Blog of Interesting People

Nominet UK
For cancelling the domains retro-computers.co.uk and zxvega.co.uk containing false owner information thus allowing this blog for backers

Barclay's Bank
For lawfully providing Paul Andrews with the RCL bank statements (April 2016 - end of July 2017)

Anon y Mouse
For publishing the bank account details and various other interesting documents

For uploading a text version of the RCL accounts

David Edwards
For his legal knowledge

Small Claims Respondents
For the group that have taken David Levy and RCL to Small Claims Court

The scores of people that wrote to the Solicitor's Regulation Authority
To everyone that filled in the template and sent them to the SRA regarding the law firms using funds in trust for production of the Vega+

UK Cyber Crime Police Force
For their ongoing investigation into David Levy, Suzanne Martin and Lee Fogarty

Several Metropolitan Police Officers
For providing evidence of past convictions, restraining orders, locations and history of Suzanne Martin on an ongoing basis

The Victims of Suzanne Martin Support Group
For their battle over many years, still ongoing, and their pledge to support victims for however many years they are needed

Various reporters and newspaper editors
You know who you are and how you have helped

Lee Fogarty
For supplying everything all the above people needed

Our web designer for the "Sheriffs coming for the Cowboys" theme

The team
For every member of the team collecting evidence and running this website!


We are legion!


Look out for the Dishonour Roll coming soon! We're really excited about this and we know you will be too!

Latest Funky Spectrum RCL Videos

Confirmation of the shilling that went on from certain individuals during this absolute scandal. What a disgrace!

Well it seems justice has prevailed for once and no surprises there to be honest what a ridiculous bit of behaviour !

Indiegogo Campaign

"Our Indiegogo campaign is to raise funds to manufacture the first 2,500 or more units of the Vega+ in the UK, and to prepare us for the second production run."

— RCL (15/02/2016)

Vega+ Status

  • All refunds processed:
  • Roll of honour email:
  • Address confirmation:
  • Battery specification:
  • PEGI certification:
  • Final specs released:
  • Games list released:
  • Finished box design:
  • Manual released:
  • Working website:
  • Final devices made: 0
  • Small claims victories: 0
  • Prototypes made: ~100-200