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POPPY
9017 - Colour TV Game

Though this it looks like a common European pong system, the Poppy 9017 is quite particular for it offers 4 pongs games, 2 shooting games AND 4 motor cycle games in the same case... wow

The 4 classic pongs games (Tennis, Soccer, Squash, Practice) and 2 shooting games (Moving target, S.L. Target) are almost certainly offered by the General Instrument AY-3-8512 chipset. The shooting games are only playable with the optional light gun. The 4 motor cycle games (Drag race, Stunt Cycle, Motor Cross, Enduro) are powered by the General Instruments AY-3-8760 chipset. This two GI chipsets are used in this system, which is quite unsual

While the 6 pong games are selected with a knob, the 4 motor cycle games are selected through 4 buttons. Seven swicthes offer the folowing functions: Serve (auto/manu), Ball angle (20°, 60°), Ball speed (high/low), Bat size (small/large), Cycle (hard/easy), Power (on/off) and Game type (Paddle/Rifle or Cycle). The two detachable paddles have no fire button...

The Tele-Partner Model G is the same system.

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Thanks to Emil Panasiuk for the picture.


 

Not much I'm afraid. Pong systems are not worth much except some very rare systems...

          
Friday 16th January 2004
Olivier (France)

Does anyone know how much a Poppy 9012 would go for nowadays?
I've got one at home in the loft and am wanting to get it out and play it again after visiting this site

          
Friday 16th January 2004
Dave C (UK Leeds)

 

NAME  9017 - Colour TV Game
MANUFACTURER  Poppy
ORIGIN  Europe
YEAR  ? 1982
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES  10 Games (Moving target, S.L. Target, Tennis, Soccer, Squash, Practice, Drag race, Stunt Cycle, Motor Cross, Enduro)
CONTROLLERS  2 detachable paddles with no fire buttons
CPU  General Instruments AY-3-8512 (4 color pong games + 2 shoting games) + AY-3-8760 (4 motor cycle games)
GRAPHIC MODES  Unknown
COLORS  Colour
SOUND  Built-in speaker
I/O PORTS  RF TV video output, Light gun connector, Power In
NUMBER OF GAMES  10
POWER SUPPLY  External PSU 9v DC or 6 x 1,5v batteries
PERIPHERALS  Light-gun
PRICE  Unknown




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