Microvision

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006903
Country
Date
1979

Description

A boxed Microvision hand held games console with three games cartridges. The Microvision was the first handheld games console to use interchangeable cartridges. It was designed by Jay Smith and released by the Milton Bradley Compay in 1979 and was discontinued in 1983. It has a small, 16 x 16 pixel LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. This example is accompanied by three games cartridges: Block Buster (1979), Shooting Star (1979) and See-Duell (1980). The printed text on the box is German.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
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Inscriptions

printed: "MB Electronics. MicroVision. Das Computer Spiel-System. Das spiel enthalt eine cassette fur das schnelle aktions-spiel. 8-80 Jahre. 1 oder mehr Spieler. Es werden zqei Batterien benotigt. Sie sind nicht im Spiel enthalten. Details sieh Rucksette. © 1979 by MiltonBradley GmbH under Berne & Univesal Copyright Convention. Made in Republic of Ireland." (box)
Dimensions
Width
240mm
Depth
280mm
Method
Colour Note
console
BlockBuster cartridge
Shooting Star cartridge
See Duell cartridge