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Really Hard to Find any info on this obscure Soviet Computer this is What I found in a forum

Lviv PC-01

Release Date:1987
 
Developer: Unknown
 
Manufacturer: Unknown
 
Max Controllers: 1
 
CPU: i8080
 
Memory: 48 KB RAM
 
Graphics: 16 KB VRAM, 4 Color Palette
 
Sound: N/A
 
Display: 256 x 256
 
Media: Cassette Tape
 

Overview:

i8080 clone first introduced in the city of Lviv in the Soviet Union. The PC-01 started to appear in computer shops in 1987 but was in development since the early 1980s.

 

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Matra and Hachette Alice

Release Date: 1983
 
Developer: Matra Hachette
 
Manufacturer: Matra Hachette
 
Max Controllers: 1
 
CPU: Motorola 6803, .89 MHz
 
Memory: 4KB
 
Graphics: 9 colors
 
Sound: 1 Channel
 
Display: 64 x 32, 160 x 125, 320 x 250
 
Media: Cassette Tape
 
Overview:

The Matra & Hachette Ordinateur Alice was a home computer sold in France beginning in 1983. It was a clone of the TRS-80 MC-10, produced through a collaboration between Matra and Hachette in France and Tandy Corporation in the United States

 
 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matra_Alice

Source: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?c=60

Image Source: http://jscustom.theoldcomputer.com/images/manufacturers_systems/Matra-Hachette/Alice-32/531184matra_alice_32.jpg

 

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Mattel HyperScan

Release Date: October 23, 2006
 
Developer: Mattel
 
Manufacturer: Mattel
 
Max Controllers: 2
 
CPU: Sunplus SPG290 SoC
 
Memory: 16 MB SDRAM
 
Graphics: 65,535 Colors
 
Sound: MP3 codec, 24 PCM sound Channels
 
Display: 640 x 480
 
Media: CD-ROM
 
Overview:

HyperScan is a video game console from Mattel. It used radio frequency identification (RFID)[1] along with traditional video game technology. It was marketed toward boys between the ages of five and nine who were not ready for high-end video games in terms of maturity or expense. The console used UDF format CD-ROMs. The HyperScan has two controller ports, as well as a 13.56 MHz RFID scanner that reads and writes to the "cards" which, in turn, activate features in and save data from the game. Players are able to enhance the abilities of their characters by scanning cards. Games retailed for $19.99 and the console itself for $69.99 at launch, but at the end of its very short lifespan, prices of the system were down to $9.99, the games $1.99, and booster packs $0.99.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HyperScan

Source: http://www.giantbomb.com/hyperscan/3045-104/

 

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Mega Duck

Release Date: August 1993
 
Developer: Welback Holdings
 
Manufacturer: Wellback Holdings
 
Max Controllers: 1
 
CPU: MOS Z80
 
Memory: 16 KB
 
Graphics: GrayScale
 
Sound: Built-In Speaker
 
Display: 160 x 144
 
Media: Cartridge
 
Overview:

The Mega Duck WG-108 (also known as Cougar Boy) is a handheld game console that was produced by Hong Kong-based Welback Holdings through its Timlex International division and came on the market in 1993.


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Microsoft MSX2

Release Date: 1986

Developer: Microsoft
 
Manufacturer: Various
 
Max Controllers: 2
 
CPU: Zilog Z80A, 3.579 MHz
 
Memory:64KB RAM
 
Graphics: Yamaha V9938
 
Sound: Yamaha YM2149 (PSG)
 
Display: 256 x 192
 
Media: 3.5" Floppy, ROM Cartridge
 

Overview: The second generation of the popular MSX home computer.  The MSX2 offered more RAM and VRAM among over various improvements to the overall design.

 

Source: http://www.giantbomb.com/msx/3045-15/

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSX

Image Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/86/Philips_VG-8235_MSX2.jpg

 

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Microsoft MSX2+

Release Date: 1988
 
Developer: Microsoft
 
Manufacturer: Various
 
Max Controllers: 2
 
CPU: Zilog Z80, 3.58 MHz
 
Memory: 64KB RAM
 
Graphics: Yamaha V9958
 
Sound: Yamaha YM2149 (PSG)
 
Display: 256 x 192
 
Media: ROM Cartridge, 3.5" Floppy
 
Overview: The third generation of the popular MSX home computer. 
 

Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSX#/media/File:Msx2%2B.jpg

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Microsoft Xbox

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The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft. It was released on November 15, 2001, in North America, followed by Australia, Europe and Japan in 2002.  It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. The sixth-generation console competed with Sony's PlayStation 2 and the Nintendo GameCube. It was also the first console produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased production in 1996

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_(console)

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NEC PC-8801

Release Date: January 1981
 
Developer: Nippon Electric Company
 
Manufacturer: Nippon Electric Company
 
Max Controllers:
 
CPU: NEC PD780C-1
 
Memory: 64KB
 
Graphics: 8 Colors
 
Sound: Beep
 
Display: 640 x 200
 
Media: Dependent on Model
 
Overview:

Released in 1981, the PC-8801 was an 8-bit computer from NEC that dominated the 8-bit Japanese computer market in the 1980's, beating out competition from the Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-7, and MSX.

Source: http://www.giantbomb.com/nec-pc-8801/3045-109/

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PC-8800_Series

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NEC PC-9801

Release Date: October 1982
 
Developer: Nippon Electric Company
 
Manufacturer: Nippon Electric Company
 
Max Controllers: 2
 
CPU: Varied By Model, Most Intel
 
Memory: 1982 - 128KB, Expandable to 640KB, 1998 - 256MB, Expandable to 512MB
 
Graphics: Varied By Model, First was NEC µPD7220 GDC
 
Sound: NEC PC-9801-26 sound board
 
Display: 640 x 475 (1982) - 1920 x 1440 (1997)
 
Media: 3.5" & 5" Floppy, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM
 
Overview:

The PC-9800 Series is a lineup of Japanese 16-bit and 32-bit personal computers manufactured by NEC from 1982 through 2000. The platform established NEC's dominance in the Japanese personal computer market, and by 1999, more than 18 million PC-98 units had been sold.

 
 

Image Source: Viking

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NEC PC-FX

Release Date: December 23, 1994
 
Developer: Nippon Electric Company
 
Manufacturer: Nippon Electric Company
Max Controllers: 2
 
CPU: 32-Bit NEC V810 RISC, 21.5 MHz
 
Memory: 2MB
 
Graphics: 1.25 VRAM, 24-bit Color
 
Sound: 16-bit stereo w/2 ADPCM channels and 6 sample channels at 44.1kHz
 
Display: 640 x 480
 
Media: CD-ROM
 
Overview:

The PC-FX (ピーシー エフエックス Pī Shī Efu Ekkusu) is a 32-bit home video game console made by NEC Corporation. It was released in Japan on December 23, 1994, just weeks after Sony's PlayStation and a month after the Sega Saturn. It is the successor to the PC Engine, known as TurboGrafx-16 in North America.

 
 

Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PC-FX#/media/File:NEC-PC-FX-wController-R.jpg
 

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Nintendo 3DS

Overview:

The Nintendo 3DS is a portable game console produced by Nintendo. It is capable of displaying stereoscopic 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses or additional accessories. Nintendo announced the device in March 2010 and officially unveiled it at E3 2010 on June 15, 2010.The console succeeds the Nintendo DS, featuring backward compatibility with older Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi video games.  Its primary competitor is the PlayStation Vita from Sony.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_3DS

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