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UNIVERSUM Multispiel 2006
Basic pong system based on the popular AY-3-8500 chipset from General Instruments....
GAMATIC 7600
The Gamatic 7600 is a classic pong system sold worldwide under many different brands, as the Grandstand T.V. Game Model 2000 for example, or the Univox 41N. The system itself seems to have been made in Korea. The electronic board is labeled "F'GAMATIC-7600". Indeed many Gamatic 7600 systems identical to this one can be found worldwide, the earliest one being a japanese Gamatic 7600 system released in 1976. The c...
GRANDSTAND T.V. Game Model 3000
The Grandstand T.V. Game 3000 is a classic pong system sold in U.K. It can be also found under different other brands worldwide. It's in fact the same model as the T.V. Game Model 2000 but with a colour display (Model 3000 is in black & white). The system itself seems to have been made in Korea. The electronic board is labeled "F'GAMATIC-7600". Indeed many Gamatic 7600 systems identical to this one can be found worldwide, the earliest one being a japanes...
GRANDSTAND T.V. Game Model 2000
The Grandstand T.V. Game 2000 is a classic pong system sold in U.K. It can be also found under different other brands worldwide, for example as the Univox 41N in France. The system itself seems to have been made in Korea. The electronic board is labeled "F'GAMATIC-7600". Indeed many Gamatic 7600 systems identical to this one can be found worldwide, the earliest one being a japanese Gamatic 7600 system released in 1976. The case design is not particul...
UNIVOX 41N
The Univox 41N is a classic pong system sold in France. It can also be found worldwide under many different brands, as the Grandstand T.V. Game Model 2000 for example, or the Intel TV Sport 1004 in Germany (1977). It seems to have been quite popular as many for them were found in french flea markets and boot sales. The system itself seems to have been made in Korea. The electronic board is labeled "F'GAMATIC-7600". Indeed many Gamatic 7600 systems identi...
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 2000
The Odyssey 2000, released in 1977, is almost an Odyssey 300 with one more game (practice, for one player). In fact, and as opposed to previous Magnavox Odyssey systems (except the Odyssey 300), the Odyssey 2000 uses the famous AY-3-8500 chipset from General Instruments. This chip offers 4 black & white pong games: Tennis, Hockey, squash (here called Smash) and Practice (squash for 1 player)....
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 500
The Odyssey 500 was released in 1976, and was very advanced for that time considering the technology used. It was in fact the only system of its kind. As a matter of fact, the white paddles representing the players were replaced by simple color graphics: two tennis players with their rackets (TENNIS game), two squash players (SMASH & SOCCER?), or two hockey players holding their sticks (HOCKEY). On the control panel, one can find two switches: one to select the playfield (a wall on the left, ...
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 400
In 1976, Magnavox released the Odyssey 400. It played the same games as the Odyssey 200 and used an additional Texas Instruments chip to display digital on-screen scoring (it was the first Odyssey system to display digital on-screen scoring). On-screen scoring was quite well designed. As a matter of fact, the scores were large and were only shown when the ball was lost, and a large 'W' letter was displayed on the winner's side when the games were over. L...
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 300
After both Atari and Magnavox released their first pong systems (Odyssey 100, Odyssey 200, Pong) in 1975, Magnavox continued with the Odyssey 300 in 1976, which was one of the first system to use a single game chip containing the major circuitry of a PONG system. This system was Magnavox' answer to Coleco Telstar, the first game to use the GI A...
ATARI  Ultra Pong Doubles (Model C-402)
Ultra Pong Doubles was the ultimate pong console released by Atari (in 1977). It offers 16 pong games (32 variations) mainly based on original pong and hockey games, for 2 to 4 players! DESCRIPTION The plastic case show only one button which acts a Game Select and Reset. There is also a power on/off switch, but that's all for the interaction. The list of the 16 games along with their screenshots are printed on the case front. On the rear side, one can spot an external power su...

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BENTLEY Compu-vision
The Bentley Compu-Vision was apparently marketed in 1983, which would makes it one of the last pong systems ever produced ! The controllers are on wires, so you can remove them from the base and relax; you don't have to stay hunkered over the game unit. The first switch is a game selector which has the choices "Practice, Squash, Soccer, Tennis". The next button is Game Reset. The next is Ball Angle, whith the choices Steep and Slight. Then Ball Speed with Fast and Slow. Next is Player ...
NOVOTON Video Sports
One more system which looks like the Markint 4A system. This one has got a different selector knob from the Markint system which is round. The system is very large. The middle part looks like a common system but it feels like two additional parts has been added on each side. The paddles can be inserted in these parts which allow the player to play without removing the paddles. All texts are in french....
FUJI ELECTRIC Sportstron TV-Game (Coca-Cola edition)
This is a rare and funny japanese pong. Its hardware is quite classic with a AY-3-8500 chipset only offering 3 games, whereas this chip can play 6 games. But hey, this is marketing! The main feature about this system is that it is a Coca-Cola edition. The two dials built-in the system are coke cap shaped! Excellent. There are also switches to control difficulty settings (paddle size, ball speed, etc.), a power switch and a serve button....
ENTEX Gameroom Tele-Pong
Very interesting and early pong system but sadly nearly nothing is known about it. It might be an analogic pong, using no dedicated chipset. The back of the manual says "Semi-conductors: 8 ICs, 26 transistors". The controllers are weird : two knobs for each player, integrated into the plastic case. One for vertical movements and the other for horizontal movements. Two other knobs at the top of the case are used to set V-Hold and H-Hold values of the display. Another control (dial or push b...
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 2000
The Odyssey 2000, released in 1977, is almost an Odyssey 300 with one more game (practice, for one player). In fact, and as opposed to previous Magnavox Odyssey systems (except the Odyssey 300), the Odyssey 2000 uses the famous AY-3-8500 chipset from General Instruments. This chip offers 4 black & white pong games: Tennis, Hockey, squash (here called Smash) and Practice (squash for 1 player)....
KÖRTING Tele-Multiplay 8000
This German pong offers 8 ball games in color thanks to its AY-3-8600 chipset from General Instruments. Paddles can be moved verticaly and horizontaly hence the joysticks. The two detachable controllers have also one fire button each. The display is in color. The case of the system looks much like the Palladium Tele-Play SR one. It's quite possible that Körting sold a Palladium pong under its own brand... The Körting Tele-Multiplay 6000 uses th...
BINATONE TV Master 4 plus 2 (model n° 01 / 4869)
This pong is one of the many Binatone systems. As its name indicates, it offers 6 games : 4 pong games (squash, squash practice, football, tennis) and 2 shooting games (target, shooting). In order to understand how this system fits into the Binatone pong range, here is simplified list of the systems : TV Master MK IV TV Master 4 plus 2 TV Master MK 6 TV Master MK 8 TV Master MK 10 Colour TV Game Colour TV Game 4 plus 2 Colour TV Game MK 6 Colour TV Game MK 10 The TV master se...
HANIMEX  T-338
The main particularity of this pong system is that it is very very very small! The pads are only 2 x 6 cm. It looks like it had been made for dwarves or very little kid hands. Though this must have been a kind of marketing feature (so small you can take it with you anywhere you want), it also must have reduced the manufacturing costs... The speaker hole takes a third of the front panel! The tiny controllers are mounted on each side of the system, but can also be detached to play in the sofa ;...
COLECO  Telstar Ranger
After the release of the first Telstar (the first "dedicated-chip" pong system) in 1976 which was a big success, Coleco conceived a whole range of pongs for release at Christmas 1977. This is the first Telstar featuring the two shooting games of the GI AY-3-8500, hence its name "Telstar Ranger". It thus offers a total of 6 games which can be selected through a special knob. Despite the pictures beside, the two small controllers are not built-in the consol...
SPORTRON 101U
This is a very common european system. It was released by numerous manufacturers such as Intel (Germany), Asaflex, Univox, Interstate and others, and exists in two versions: 4 and 6 games (model 105 ?). The case can be black or white and the controllers can change. It has big orange buttons and large game selection wheel. It was released in 1977 and uses the popular AY-3-8500 chip grom General Instruments offering the 4 classic pong games : Hockey, Tenn...

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Visiomatic 101

 
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Visiomatic 101

 
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Telstar Colortron

 
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   LATEST COMMENTS
Nash
12/7/2017
COLECO  Telstar Colortron
Oh man. I couldn''t remember what my first Pong console was, but this was it. I got it at a thrift store for pennies, battery door missing, but it worked fine. I wonder what happened to it...

Rot Meatscrape
9/5/2017
BENTLEY Compu-vision
Hello there, I would like to express my feelings for the meat on my carpet. Sometimes it cries, and it makes me feel sad. Goodbye, see you next year.

Nick(IOM)
7/13/2017
RIVA T-800c
Hi people are saying this unit freezes, I added a small heatsink to the board from spare zx spectrum parts I had and it no longer freezes.

Hope that helps.

Scott Elliott
5/23/2017
PHILIPS  Odyssey 2001
Here are a few subtle bonus features of this system, thanks to the National Semiconductor chip:
- To change the paddle size, move your paddle off the playfield and press the reset button. Each player can independently choose from 3 paddle sizes.
- When it is your turn to serve, the ball will be served from the location of your paddle.
- To pause a match between balls, move your paddle off the screen when it is your turn to serve. The game will wait until your paddle returns to the playfield.

Nick Blackburn
4/24/2017
PRINZTRONIC Videosport 600
Hi although I agree with Olivier about how much these are worth, they are still very collectable and a great talking point for parties and some of them look good enough to have on display just for their aesthetic value.

G Fisher
3/10/2017
BINATONE TV Master MK 6 (model n° 01 / 4907)
I have a mark6 tv master 01-4907 is it worth anything

Bartimaus
2/6/2017
HANIMEX  666
Ha-Ha?

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