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APF M1000 / MP1000
The APF M1000 was released in 1978. It's a Video game system cart based, comes with 2 non-detachables joysticks with a numeric keypad on each ones (look likes a mini-calculator with a joystick), has "Reset" & "Power" buttons on the unit. Only could be played on a Color TV only. This system seems to have been the pack-in unit with Imagination Machine. The APF MP1000 was released in 1978. This system is basically the same as the M1000 model and both syste...
SOUNDIC SD-290 Programmable Colour Video Game
Though different in shape, the Soundic SD-290 is internaly the same system as the Rollet Video-Color, the Hanimex HMG-7900 and the Soundicvision SD-200. This SD-290 model was sold worldwide through different brands (in France for example by ITMC and JouéClub)... All these systems were surely produced by Soundic in Hong-Kong as they have code-names like "SD-2xx" (where SD would mea...
ATARI  Stunt Cycle (model SC-450)
The following description comes from www.atariHQ.com website, especially the Stunt Cycle dedicated page : "Considered by many collectors as the coolest of the dedicated (non-cartridge) Atari home consoles, Stunt Cycle allowed aspiring Evel Knievel wannabes the joy of performing knarly stunts -- without the risk of breaking one's neck. Tons of tricks to pull off he...
VICTOR V-Saturn
This version of the Saturn was produced by Victor (better known in the U.S. and Europe as JVC) under licence from Sega. It is functionaly identicle to the Sega version of the console, the only change is a different splash screen when the console is switched on. There are two different versions of the V-Saturn: V-Saturn (RG-JX1): This is the first version, released on November 22nd 1994. The top half is grey and the bottom half is black. It has oval bu...
SAMSUNG Saturn
This version of the Saturn was produced by Samsung under licence from Sega exclusively for the Korean market. Unusually for the Saturn there seems to only one version of this particular console (SPC-ST2). It features a stange mix of components from the different versions of the Saturn available elswhere. The case is of the early oval buttoned type but uses the motherboard from the newer round buttoned type, resulting in some strange characteristics. For ...
HANIMEX  SD 070 Colour (programmable TV-game console)
This is a typical system using catridges based on the different chipsets developped by General Instruments in the late 70s. Each GI chips was able to generate several games, ball games for a start, then later car racing, motorcycle, submarines, tanks and shooting games. The system has two detachable controllers with one analog joystick and one fire button each. The control panel is composed of 10 buttons to select the different games offered by each cartridge (10 being the maximum). Difficult...
SEGA SG-1000 Mark II
Very similar to the SG-1000, the SG-1000 Mark II was just a minor update consisting mainly of cosmetic changes. The case was redesigned and the joysticks of the Mark I were replaced by joypads which could be stored in built-in holders located on either side of the console. There was also built-in port where a keyboard could be attached, effectively turning the console into a computer. However, the Mark II was still outsold by it's computer counterpart, t...
SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color
Following the surprise withdrawal of the Neo Geo Pocket, SNK immediately launched the Neo Geo Pocket Color (NGPC). The NGPC was available in six different colours. Internally the hardware was almost identical to the earlier Neo Geo Pocket, but now featured a colour display. Again SNK released ports of their arcade games, but the most notable game must surely be Sonic The Hedgehog - Pocket Adventure, which was the first ever Sonic game to be released...
SNK Neo Geo Pocket
Released towards the end of 1998 in Japan, the Neo Geo Pocket was yet another challenger to Nintendo's Game Boy. The Neo Geo Pocket had great battery life (even the Pocket Color managed around 40 hours from just two batteries!), an area where so many Game Boy competitors had failed, and a number of SNK's popular arcade games appeared on the system. But the sales figures were lower than SNK were expecting and the machine was discontinued after just a few months, only to be immediately rep...
COMMODORE  Amiga CD32
In a last ditch attempt to get a foothold in the lucrative console market Commodore launched the Amiga CD32. After their previous effort with the C64 GS failed and the strange decision to advertise the Amiga 600 as a games machine that could be used as a computer it was vital that the CD32 succeeded. The CD32 is notable for being the first 32 bit CD-ROM based console ever released (the Pla...

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BALLY Astrocade
In September 1977, Bally, the famous pinball tables manufacturer, announced shortly after the Atari 2600, the Bally Professional Arcade. The first versions were shipped in early 1978 for $299. This video game system featured a Z80 processor, three built-in games (Gunfight, Checkmate, Scribbler), a calculator with numeric keypad and up to four controllers that were a unique combination of joystick and paddle, which resembled the grip of a revolver. Furthermore, a BASIC cartridge gav...
STELLAR ELECTRONIQUE Combat lunaire
A weird and rare french system, built by Stellar Electronique from Grasse, France. The games are two variation of the classic Tank Battle.Everything on this system have been designed in order to reduce the costs. No joysticks or paddles, just some buttons built-in the console. The case is made of two thermoformed plastic sheets, just stuck with hot glue. The board itself is hot-glued on the lower half of the case ! No screw or bolt were used to built this cheap console, and all the wires and com...
SIERA G7000
Siera Electronics is a manufacturer of electronic and audio equipment that was founded in the Netherlands but is now based in Belgium (source : The Odyssey² Homepage) . Siera distributed Videopac systems and games (where ? Belgium?) under its own company name. The Siera G7000 is only a Philips Videopac G7000 rebadged with the Siera logo. Siera also released the Philips Videopac...
T.R.Q. (TALLERES RADIOELÉCTRICOS QUEROL) H-21 Video Computer
Few information is known about this obscure system... It is software compatible with the Interton VC-4000 and "clones". This doesn't mean that it can use the Interton cartridges, as they certainly won't fit, but the internal specs and software are the same. The CPU is the 2650A from Signetics and the Video Controller is the 2636 from Signetics as well. About 40 cartridges has been released for the Interton VC-4000, but we can't tell how many were availabl...
COLECO  Telstar Gemini
This system is totally diferent from any other Telstar pong system or console you might have encountered until now. It looks like a common pong but it doesn't play the common pong games. This one offers 2 kind of games: Shooting games and Pinball games. A gun is available for it. The nice devices are the 2 flipper buttons on both side of the system simulating a real Pinball. There is also a big red button on top of the case to launch the ball in the playfield. This button may be used in two w...
INTERSTELLAR FIGHTER JN-838
This a classic Famicom clone system made in Asia... It is quite small and was sold with two pads and two guns....
ORMATU ELECTRIC BV Ormatu Video Spelcomputer 2001
The Ormatu is one of the many systems "software-compatible" with the Emerson Arcadia 2001. Though, the Emerson Arcadia 2001 is the most popular system of this console group, it was not necessarily at the origin of it. Things must be seen differently. Philips / Signetics developped a hardware platform to demonstrate the possibilities of their Signetics 2650 & 2636 chipsets. Somehow, this hardware was licenced (by Philips?) to many third-companies around th...
SOCIÉTÉ OCCITANE D'ELECTRONIQUE OC 2000
What a funky system ! This is a french system, made in Toulouse, south of France. Société Occitane d'Eléctronique often released systems (pongs, consoles and computers) with original 70's cosmetic design. It is software compatible with the Interton VC-4000 and "clones". This doesn't mean that it can use the Interton cartridges, as they won't fit, but the internal specs and software are the same. The CPU is the 2650A from Signetics and the Video Controller...
SEARS Tele-Games Pinball Breakaway (model 99713)
In 1977, a new type of ball and paddle system was launched: Video Pinball. This game also existed in the arcade under the same name, hence the home versions sold by Atari (Video Pinball, model C-380) and Sears (Pinball Breakaway, model 99713), pictured here. There even was a japanese version, the Epoch TV Block. See Atari Video Pinball, model C-380 entry for more info. The only differences are the labels, including g...
EPOCH Super Cassette Vision
This nice system was built in Japan by EPOCH and sold in europe (mostly and maybe only in France, where it was distributed by the well known pong vendor ITMC) under the YENO brand. Successor of the Cassette Vision (1981) and Cassette Vision Jr (1983), units that never hit the european market, the Super Cassette Vision system was an unsuccessfull competitor of the Nintendo Famicom in Japan. In France, on the other hand...

   RANDOM ADVERTS
Japanese advert #2

NEC
PC-FX

 
Advert #1

MAGNAVOX
Odyssey²

 
Goldstar 3DO model a...

GOLDSTAR
3DO Interactive Multiplayer

 
Promotional picture

FAIRCHILD
Channel F

 
French ad (dec. 1982...

MATTEL ELECTRONICS
Intellivision

 
Brochure - happy cou...

ORMATU ELECTRIC BV
Ormatu Video Spelcomputer 2001

 
French ad (nov. 1983...

ADVISION
Home Arcade

 
French advert (nov.1...

AMSTRAD
GX 4000

 
Leaflet

INTERTON
VC 4000

 
Neo-Geo advert

SNK
Neo Geo Advanced Entertainment System (AES)

 
French ad (august 19...

MATTEL ELECTRONICS
Intellivision

 
French advert (sept....

SEGA
Master System

 
French advert (1984)

COLECO
Colecovision

 
Promotional picture

PALLADIUM
Tele-Cassetten-Game

 
Japanese flyer - ver...

EPOCH
Super Cassette Vision

 
French advert (1984)

COLECO
Colecovision

 
French advert (dec.1...

PHILIPS
Videopac C52

 
Flyer

PALLADIUM
Video-Computer-Game

 
German promotional p...

S.H.G.
Black Point (FS-1003/FS-2000)

 
Promotional picture

PHILIPS
Videopac C52

 
Brochure - system in...

ORMATU ELECTRIC BV
Ormatu Video Spelcomputer 2001

 
French flyer

MATTEL ELECTRONICS
Intellivision

 
French advert (dec.1...

PHILIPS
Videopac C52

 
Japanese advert (197...

NINTENDO
Racing 112 (model CTG-CR112)

 

   LATEST COMMENTS
Chris Weatherley
4/19/2018
AMSTRAD  GX 4000
As a keen collector and fan of this system, I have produced a fair number of video''s about the GX4000.

https://youtu.be/iWB6NRkjTmE - 25th Anniversary

https://youtu.be/20ZBzhKoGdI - CPC vs GX4000 Game comparison.

AJ
4/19/2018
PRINZTRONIC Micro 5500
Ahh, my first ever console....the racing game was brilliant......bought for me by my mum and dad xmas 1978, the following year I was lucky enough to get the all singing and all dancing Atari :)

Richy
4/16/2018
VOLTMACE Database Games-Computer
Awesome. Had this as a nipper in the 80s. Lived near Baldock so might explain why! I remember going to a local games "shop" / voltmace merchant (swear it was someones garage or house extension) and there was always the one shifty database title amongst the vast array of sexier looking atari 2600 games. I wasn''t interested in hearing any "compatibility" nonsence - i just wanted the spiderman game with green goblin on the box (it was packaging perfection ). Were voltmace and all the other UK cart machines 2600 inspired / direct clones anyway?

rod
1/28/2018
SEGA Master System II
Never liked the controller for the Master System. The D-pad felt way too imprecise and mushy for my liking, and the buttons just didn''t feel good when you pressed down on them. Thankfully, you can use a regular Genesis controller instead.

rod
1/22/2018
ATARI  VCS 2600
Have you played Atari today??? If not, then you should stop what you''re doing right now and fire one of these bad boys up.

rod
1/22/2018
EPOCH TV Vader
Looks like a cool little console. Very futuristic and space age for it''s time. However, if that controller isn''t detachable from the unit itself, I just cannot imagine people playing this one for long periods of time, as it''d be very painful to sit hunched over this thing for an extended play session.

''CABBIK''
1/13/2018
SEGA Dreamcast
Now the DC was definately the underdog of it''s era, and it''s sad to have to admit it given it was (in reality) a bloody fine bit of kit. I can even recall, when these were put on sale in Electronics Boutique stores, a few days earlier helping to create some pre-order promo flyers using scanned in images from a Sega catalog, via a parallel scanner, and trying to carve an isolated image using Photoshop on a 286 PC with nowhere near enough memory and the many crashes that involved.

Mind you, i did end up owning one (along with a copy of every official, and some promotional copies of never-released titles), and damn near every accessory whilst it was still being retailed (including that rare Ethernet addon which i never actually got to use). I gifted the set to a collector a few years ago, but the second fishguts console (used for spares) eventually became a case for various different SBC''s (and i am talking way earlier stuff then the PI) and even the high-capacity optical drive got reused. A good end story to a much missed proof that Win CE was actually useful for more than PDA type application and data collection devices.

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