APF-MP1000

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APF-MP1000
APF Imagination Machine (logo).png
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Also known asM-1000
MP-1000
ManufacturerAPF Electronics Inc
TypeHome video game console
GenerationSecond generation
Release dateOctober 1978; 40 years ago (1978-10)
MediaCartridges
CPUMotorola 6800 (8 bit) @ 0.895 MHz (3.579 MHz oscillator divided by 4)
Memory1 KB RAM
Graphics256 x 192 (8 colors)
Power7.5 V AC 0.8 A or 12 V DC 0.5 A
PredecessorAPF TV Fun

The APF Microcomputer System[1] is a second generation 8-bit cartridge-based home video game console released in October 1978 by APF Electronics Inc with six cartridges.[2] The console is often referred to M-1000 or MP-1000, which are the two model numbers of the console. The controllers are non-detachable joysticks which also have numeric keypads. The APF-MP1000 comes built-in with the game Rocket Patrol. The APF-MP1000 is a part of the APF Imagination Machine.

It is the successor to the APF TV Fun line of first generation consoles.

Technical specifications[edit]

The APF MP1000 was the only second generation video game console based on the Motorola 6800 processor.
  • CPU : Motorola 6800 (8 bit) @ 0.895 MHz (3.579 MHz oscillator divided by 4)
  • RAM : 1 KB
  • Video Display Controller: MC6847
  • Palette : 8 colors
  • Resolutions: 256×192×4 / 128×192×8
  • Power Supply: 7.5 V AC 0.8 A or 12 V DC 0.5 A

Cartridge list[edit]

Some APF-M1000 games
  • MG1008 Backgammon
  • MG1006 Baseball
  • MG1007 Blackjack
  • MG1004 Bowling/Micro Match
  • MG1012 Boxing
  • MG1005 Brickdown/Shooting Gallery
  • MG1009 Casino I: Roulette/Keno/Slots
  • MG1001 Catena
  • MG1003 Hangman/Tic Tac Toe/Doodle
  • MG1011 Pinball/Dungeon Hunt/Blockout
  • Built-In Rocket Patrol
  • MG1013 Space Destroyers
  • MG1010 UFO/Sea Monster/Break It Down/Rebuild/Shoot

References[edit]

  1. ^ "APF Microcomputer System Owner's Manual" (PDF).
  2. ^ APF Microcomputer System

Further reading[edit]

- APF-M1000, APF-MP1000 & Imagination Machine FAQ (Backup copy of above at Console Database)