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18 minutes ago, Steve Jones said:

Is (or was) that SCART connector a common connector on European televisions at one point?

 

In France it was from the 80s on mandatory on TVs. So most of the consoles got a special SCART version in France. The Colecovision got such a version too.

German TVs got that connection a bit later too as normal feature.

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2 minutes ago, Steve Jones said:

And is it still on new tvs?

My LCD tv still has a scart port. But the newest ones only have hdmi anymore.

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SCART put Euro consumer TV tech well ahead of what we had in the US. It was HDMI-in-concept before HDMI.

 

In the US we were stuck with the three RGB component cables plus an additional pair for analog stereo audio. I imagine things were quite a bit tidier behind European TVs.

 

But our Intys and Ataris of that period were RF-only. That's quite a leap from RF to SCART for the early 80's.    

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I just purchased this console with a bunch of games. Console box is Model 2609, serial is 111167. Before I add it to the database, it seems that the box and serial do not match. The owner purchased a GE protection plan. I'm trying to figure out when that box came out (sticker for Poker & Blackjack replaces the intended pack-in, NFL Football). 1980? Catalog is from 1981. Serial also seems from 1981? (Not sure). Maybe faulty console was replaced and kid kept the original box?

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2 hours ago, didimo63 said:

I just purchased this console with a bunch of games. Console box is Model 2609, serial is 111167. Before I add it to the database, it seems that the box and serial do not match. The owner purchased a GE protection plan. I'm trying to figure out when that box came out (sticker for Poker & Blackjack replaces the intended pack-in, NFL Football). 1980? Catalog is from 1981. Serial also seems from 1981? (Not sure). Maybe faulty console was replaced and kid kept the original box?

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I see now that the box carries a serial number of 030115. 

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@Rev how often do you update the database linked on the first post of this thread? I ask because I submitted my Sears Super Video Arcade several months ago but it's still not listed. I know you're a busy guy but wanted to be sure it didn't slip through the cracks. Cheers. 

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47 minutes ago, Jstick said:

What’s the significance of a “C” prefix on the serial number?

 

C-00543

 

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Any other pics of the bottom showing where it was made? 

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48 minutes ago, Jstick said:

What’s the significance of a “C” prefix on the serial number?

 

C-00543

 

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Now that I think about it, C is for Cmart and Canada so probably the safest and best move would be to send it to me for further observations. 😂

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5 hours ago, cmart604 said:

Any other pics of the bottom showing where it was made? 

 

Apparently made in USA, sticker printed in Canada.

 

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Eh Doug... says here this Intellivision was made in Canada!

Nah!  Take off!  That's just a sticker printed in Canada, but made for USA you hoser!

Oh...

 

 

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