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|Type||Home video game console|
|CPU||Z80A clocked at 3.579 MHz|
|Display||256x192 resolution, 8 colours|
The PV-1000 (ぴーぶいせん Pi Bui-Sen?) is a home video game console manufactured by Casio and released in Japan in 1983. The PV-1000 was powered by a Z80A micro-processor, and had 2 KB RAM available, with 1 KB devoted to its character generator. It had a 256x192 pixel resolution and had 8 available colours. It was released alongside a computer known as the PV-2000, which is compatible with PV-1000 controllers but not its games. In the same year Casio released two other consoles, the PV-7 and the PV-16 which were MSX computers. The PV-1000 initially sold for 14,800¥.
Casio failed to achieve a significant market share. It is said to have been pulled from the shelves within a matter of weeks, making the system extremely rare.
Only 15 games for the Casio PV-1000 were released, including:
- #1 Pooyan
- #2 Super Cobra
- #3 Tutankham
- #4 Amidar
- #5 Dig-Dug
- #6 Warp & Warp
- #7 Turpin
- #8 Galaxian
- #9 Pachinko UFO
- #10 Fighting Bug
- #11 Space Panic
- #12 Naughty Boy
- #13 Dirty Chameleon
- #14 Frontline
- #15 Excite Mahjong
- "PV-1000 details". Retrieved 2009-12-19.
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