Click Here to visit our Sponsor
The Latest News ! The History of Computing The Magazine Have Fun there ! Buy books and goodies
  Click here to loginLogin Click here to send a link to this page to a friendTell a FriendTell us what you think about this pageRate this PageMistake ? You have mr info ? Click here !Add Info     Search     Click here use the advanced search engine
Browse computer museumBrowse pong museum









 

Ready prompt T-shirts!

see details
C64 maze generator T-shirts!

see details
Spiral program T-shirts!

see details
Pixel Deer T-shirts!

see details
BASIC code T-shirts!

see details
Breakout T-shirts!

see details
Pixel adventure T-shirts!

see details
Pak Pak Monster T-shirts!

see details
Vector ship T-shirts!

see details
Shooting gallery T-shirts!

see details




I > INTERTON > VC 4000


 

This mini forum is intended to provide a simple means of discussion about the INTERTON VC 4000 videogame system. If you want to share your own experience or memories, or add relevant information about this system: post a message! For other purposes like sales messages, hardware & software questions or information requests, please use our main forum.

  Click Here to add a message in the forum

 

Saturday 19th November 2016
Randomize Timer

Examining the emulators:
The games look a little too familiar... (2600 ripoff, cough...$-)

But it is still refreshing to see similar programs from a different perspective$ A nice addition to MESS.


Tuesday 30th April 2013
CatPix (France)

About the Reset button :
as emu fan mentionned, the Interton have only 43 bytes of RAM$ but, it also have 4Ko of VRAM. Much like for the Colecovision, RAM accessible by the processor was extremely expensive, so most of the RAM would be put on the VRAM, allowing the us of cheaper ram, at the cost of more difficult programming and slower games.
The 43 bytes would be used to tell to the sytem to load the game into the 4Ko of VRAM.
Also, later game cartridge include 128Ko of RAM to improve either graphisms or game mechanics.


Thursday 9th December 2010
emu fan

LOL, this page needs overhauling...
The interton does not have any RAM chips (only about 43 bytes onboard the 2636!) so there aint no way the cartridge could be copied from the cartridge to the RAM. The Reset is for the sake of the CPU.


Wednesday 20th December 2006
Phantom Flan Flinger (England)

Anyone remember the Golf game? Two could play and each button on the controller selected a different club.

I swear my version of this was cream though - not black. And I don't remember it having a name at all. May have been a bootleg?


Tuesday 23rd November 2004
Waylander (Clare)

What an advanced console for its time! My mother was a manager in the Ennis plant. I grew up playing the Interton.


Tuesday 13rd July 2004
Jason Leeman (Limerick, Ireland)

The Interton was my first games console too, with the added excitement that we won one on a Coca Cola promotion. It seemed however that the company went bust before we managed to buy any extra games for it....


Thursday 8th January 2004
John Mc Namara (Ireland)
www.novastar.org

Wow, flashback. This was the first 'computer' I had access to as a kid in late 70's. My Aunt was working in a factory in Ennis Co. Clare(Ireland) nearby where they were assembling them and got one cheap for us. Most of the games had card overlay sheets for the keypads. I remember the joystick was very precise and made playing the bowling game as tricky as the real thing.





Click here to go to the top of the page   
Contact us | members | about old-computers.com | donate old-systems | FAQ
OLD-COMPUTERS.COM is hosted by - NYI (New York Internet) -