Artifact Details

Title

Channel F System II promotional flyer

Catalog Number

102770539

Type

Text

Date

ca. 1979

Publisher

Zircon International Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-456372b86d3b1 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

2 p.

Description

"Channel F" is the sucessor brand name for the system introduced in 1976 as the Fairchild Video Entertainment System (VES). Based on Fairchild's F-8 microprocessor, Channel F was the first commercial game system to use game cartridges programmed with on Read-Only-Memory (ROM) chips. The attached document is a tri-fold flyer distributed to promote the Channel F System II after the product line was acquired by Zircon International Inc. in 1979. Donated by Alice Betz. 2 scanned pages.

Category

Promotional Material

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017