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Mattel Intellivision
1980
Matel Intellivision
The Intellivision - meaning 'intelligent television', was Matel's answer to the Atari 2600. Originally retailing at $299, approximatly 3 million Intellivisions were eventually sold.
Telegames Super Video Arcade
198?
sold by Sears. featured detachable hand controllers
Tandyvision One
198?
sold by Radio Shack
GTE SylvaniaVision,
198?
GTE stores modified the labeling of the power and reset switches.
Intellivision 2
1982
Mattel phased out the original master component. Intellivision II was restyled in light grey. It featured detachable hand controllers and an on/off light.
INTV System III
1984
a.k.a. INTV Super Pro System or INTV Master System. The INTV Corporation sold these after liquidating. Like the original Intellivision but with an on off light.
Intellivision Specs
Processor
General Instruments CP1610:-
16bit processor @ 894 KHz
Memory
256-by-8-bit static RAM chip, used by the system so 147 bytes are left over for use by the game program.
Display
GRAM has space for 64 program-defined 8 by 8 bit images
Sound
3 channel sound chip + noise generator chip
Ports
2 controller ports (some versions - undetachable)
Intellivision Peripherals and Accessories
System Changer module that enables Atari 2600 cart to be played on Intellivision 2. (No lawsuit appeared)
The infamous Keyboard. A trickle of Keyboard Components was made available to selected stores and offered by mail to consumers who complained.
Intellivision Games

The first Intellivision game programmed was Major League Baseball by David Rolfe in 1978.

There are 115 games in total. They were released by:
Mattel (51) ,INTV Corp. (21), Activision (7), Atari (3), Coleco (8), Dextell (2), Imagic (14), Interphase (2), Parker Brothers (6) Sega (1).

Chess, which included RAM in the cartridge, was the most expensive Intellivision cartridge.
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History

1977
Richard Chang begins investigating the idea of producing a videogame system.

1979
Intellivision test marketed in California, along with Poker & Blackjack, Math Fun, Armor Battle, and Backgammon.

1980
Intellivision released. Magnavox sued for patent and Mattel coughed up a few million dollars.

1981
Price drops by $50

1984
Mattel Electronics closed.

 
   
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