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See below for specifications and information on this system.
Specifications and information
|Key Dates:||Announced late 1977
Shipped 1978 as the "Bally Professional Arcade"
Rights sold to Astrovision in 1981
Sold in 1981-1982 as "Bally Computer System"
Renamed in 1982 to "Astrocade"
|CPU:||Zilog Z-80, 3.579 MHz|
|Controls:||4 joystick ports, 1 expansion port, 1 light pen port|
|Memory:||8K RAM, 4K ROM in cartridges|
|Resolution:||Max 320x204, up to 8 colors|
|Games:||1 Built-In Game
This system has gone through more name changes!
This particular Astrocade is in unused condition in the original color display box, enclosed within the original cardboard shipping box.
This is an example of the packaging and cartridge style for the Astrocade:
Here's the BASIC Add-On for the Astrocade that allows it to be programmed like a computer. The add-on includes an Audio Cassette Interface, and a BASIC Program Tape.
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