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Philips VG-8020

Type:8-bit home computer
CPU:Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHz
Operating system:MSX-Basic v1.0 by Microsoft
MSX-DOS (with optional floppy)
Memory:ROM: 32 KB
RAM: 80 KB
Sound:3 channels, 8 octaves + noise
Graphics:TMS9929A with 16 KB VRAM
Text: 40*20 characters
256*192 pixels, 16 colors
64*48 pixels, 16 colors
32 sprites
Storage:Tape recorder, 2400 bd
Optional floppy
Input:Integrated keyboard
Connectivity:RGB video out
RF out (PAL models only)
Printer/Centronics parallel
Tape recorder I/O
2*game ports
Power consumption:
Dimensions (W*H*D):? mm (?")
Weight:? Kg (? lbs)
Manufactured:Japan (By Yashika), 1984-198x (Discontinued)
8020/00 - First PAL version
8020/19 - SECAM version with AZERTY keyboard , black case and no RF out
8020/20 - Second PAL version with optimized motherboard
Related documents:Sound generator: AY-3-8910
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