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Lynx 1
1989
commadore 64
World's first hand-held color video game system.
Lynx II
1989
commadore 64
Smaller and lighter than the original. Power LED, longer battery life, headphones support stereo. Can experience "blinking pixel syndrome".
Lynx Specs
Processor
'Mikey' 16-bit CMOS chip running at 16MHz. [sound, video, cpu]
'Suzy' 16-bit CMOS tunning at 16MHz. [blitter, math coprocessor]
Memory
DRAM- 64K 120ns
Display
3.5" diagonal LCD display.
16 of 4096 colour pallette.
160 x 102 resolution.
Sound
4 channel sound. 8-bit DAC each channel (32 bits).
Stereo with panning (mono for original Lynx)
Ports
Headphones -mini-DIN 3.5mm stereo; wired for mono on the original.
ComLynx -multiple unit communications.
9V DC, 1A Power.
Game card slot.
6XAA Battery holder.
Lynx Peripherals
AC adaptor
ComLynx cable. multiplayer device. Both machines will reqire a copy of the game.
Sun Shield. Shades the Lynx screen from sunlight for outdoor play.
Cigarette lighter adaptor.
Battery pack. Holds six batteries, and can be attached with a belt clip. Provides power for up to 20 playing hours.
Carrying pouch. Holds the Lynx, several games and a ComLynx cable
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History

1989
Lynx released.

Feb 1998
Atari sold to Hasbro