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S > SAFT LECLANCHÉ > TV8 Sports   

TV8 Sports

This is a real funky french pong system! It is orange and very round in shape. It doesn't look like any other pong system ! Its two round paddles are also quite unsual. They are identical to those of the OC5000 sytem.

This system includes the AY-3-8610 chipset from General Instruments. That explains why there are joysticks instead of simple sliders, since with this chip, you can move your paddle horizontally and vertically (whereas with the more comme AY-3-8500, you could only move it vertically).

The system offers 8 games, hence its name (TV8 Sports). The two shooting games of the AY-3-8610 are simply not implemented on this system.

We need more info about this pong ! If you designed, used, or have more info about this system, please send us pictures or anything you might find useful.
NAME  TV8 Sports
MANUFACTURER  Saft Leclanché
ORIGIN  France
YEAR  1978
BUILT IN GAMES  Squash, Squash solo, Tennis, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Basket solo, Gridball
CONTROLLERS  Two joysticks
CPU  AY-3-8610
BUTTONS  Serve, Reset
SWITCHES  Power on/off, Ball speed pro/am, Right paddle size pro/am, Left paddle size pro/am, Service manual/auto
SCORE  On screen
COLORS  Black & white
SOUND  Built-in speaker
SIZE / WEIGHT  Unknown
I/O PORTS  RF TV video output
BATTERIES  9v battery cells
PRICE  Unknown

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