Is this a wind-up? Planet Computers calls time on ZX Spectrum reboot firm | 2/5/2019 | Staff
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Retro Computers Ltd, which absorbed £513,000 of backers' money to produce ZX Spectrum-themed game consoles it then failed to deliver, has been wound up – by Planet Computers, makers of the Gemini PDA.

RCL, whose fortunes have been chronicled on El Reg, was wound up on 1 February 2019 by Private Planet Ltd, which trades as Planet Computers, whose flagship product is the Gemini PDA, though in November a second gadget was announced, the Cosmo Communicator.

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Private Planet's sole director is Janko Mrsic-Flogel, who is also a former director of RCL. He resigned from RCL in August last year before one of the many legal hearings that culminated in his being ordered to pay £38,000 in legal costs to two of RCL's founders.

Mrsic-Flogel had to stump up along with RCL's other then-directors: chairman David Levy and MD Suzanne Martin, as well as the company itself. Private Planet's winding-up petition was first filed on 30 November 2018. To obtain a winding-up order, a creditor must be owed at least £751...
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