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• <100,000
1978 •
Gen 2 •

Bally Astrocade

NAME Astrocade
MANUFACTURER Bally
ORIGIN U.S.A.
YEAR September 1977 (RELEASED 1978)
END OF PRODUCTION 1985
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES 4 built in programs (Gunfight, Checkmate, Calculator, Scribbling)
CONTROLLERS 2 pistol shaped controllers with 1 trigger and a short 8 directions joystick / analogic knob
CPU Z80
SPEED 3.579 MHz
RAM 4 KB
ROM 8 KB
GRAPHIC MODES 160 x 102 (Basic cartridge : 160 x 88)
COLORS 8 (Basic cartridge : 2)
SOUND 3 voices + noise & vibrato
SIZE / WEIGHT 15” (W) x 10 3/4” (D) x 4 3/4” (H)
I/O PORTS Cartridge slot, 4 controller connectors, Expansion port, Light pen connector
MEDIA Cartridges
NUMBER OF GAMES About 40 cartridges released
PERIPHERALS 2 additional controllers, audio cassette interface, RAM expansions, Computer expansion, light-pen
PRICE $299 (USA, 1977)