Spanish Spectrum 128 RGB Differences

The Spanish Spectrum 128 (Investronica Model 2.1) also provides a female 8 pin DIN (type 45326) for its monitor socket. On some models the pin-out is identical to the UK Spectrum 128 but on others the signals output by each pin are different, as shown below.

Spanish Spectrum 128 Monitor Socket Pinout
Pin Signal Level
1- -
20 Volts DC 0V
3Composite Video 75 ohm, 1.2V pk-pk
4Composite Sync TTL
5Bright Output TTL
6Green TTL
7Red TTL
8Blue TTL

The internal circuitry of the monitor socket is identical to that of the UK Spectrum 128.

The complete wiring of a RGB SCART lead for the Spanish Spectrum 128 is shown below.

Complete Spanish Spectrum 128 SCART Cable Circuit