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E > EPOCH > Super Cassette Vision   

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, Yeno had the opportunity to sell a few thousands of units before the beginning of the marketing of the NES.

Built around a Z80 clone, the Super Cassette Vision was a good system, but with only about thirty (although of good quality) games, its sales remainded anecdotic. EPOCH developped many of the available games and later sold a limited Lady edition, bundled with a pink carrying case and the Milky Princess game.

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NAME  Super Cassette Vision
YEAR  1984
CONTROLLERS  Two joysticks
CPU  PD7801G (Z80 clone)
CO-PROCESSOR  PD1771C (Sound generator), EPOCH TV-1 (Video chipset)
RAM  128 Bytes
VRAM  2 KB * 2 + 2 KB + 16 Bytes ?
GRAPHIC MODES  309*246 with up to 128 sprites
COLORS  16 colors
SOUND  One 8-bits channel
I/O PORTS  External PSU, video out (Scart cable)
MEDIA  Cartridges. Some with a small battery-powered persistent memory to save scores and user-built levels (Pop & Chips, Basic, Dragon Slayer)
POWER SUPPLY  8.5V DC (negative tip) external PSU
PRICE  Unknown

Software for this system!

09 1984 Epoch
14 1985 Epoch
12 1984 Big Five Software, Comptiq

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