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We're all not gegtting any younger, and my memory isn't what it once was.

 

My first Atari 800 was hooked to a 20" color TV that had a logo that was similar to the Atari Fuji logo.

 

But, I cannot remember what it was, I thought it was Sanyo, but when I look at their logos, that's not it.

 

Anyone have any ideas?

 

Thanks.

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Thanks. I agree. But, this was the 80s so the logo was much more primitive. I seem to recall, it kind of looked like the Atari logo without the gaps. So it was kind of like the two sides of the Atari logo pushed together without the middle bar.

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Found this that looks like a serious Atari logo rip off.

 

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more of a ripoff of the nbc peacock

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I want to say Citizen - but I can't find a logo to be sure... The brand logo I'm thinking of had a dot at the top, kinda like /i\

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The logo shown is Television South, the ITV franchise for South East England until the early 90s when it was replaced by Meridian.

 

TVS made TV shows, not TVs.

 

Mitsubishi perhaps? Their logo is roughly triangular like the Fuji.

 

As a kid I used my 800XL with a Mitsubishi "Blue Diamond" TV that I "borrowed" from my Dad. Great picture on that thing.

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Mitsubishi? Nothing that sophisticated. Think whatever they sold at Rinks back then.

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Mitsubishi? Nothing that sophisticated. Think whatever they sold at Rinks back then.

 

Sanyo, maybe?

 

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I know what he's talking about, BUT I don't recall precisely what brand of television it was. Now it's gonna bother me all day...

 

It was a single color image, right?

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Yeah. As I stated in my original post, I thought that was it, but the logo isnt it. (Unless it was different back then)

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I know what he's talking about, BUT I don't recall precisely what brand of television it was. Now it's gonna bother me all day...

 

It was a single color image, right?

On the tv I had it was, but I think it might have been a brushed metal Logo.

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That was my first thought. I went there, didn't notice any brands I recognized, then did a Google image search for "tube television," then "1970s television." Then it struck me... the Quasar jingle by Patrick Swayze's mother. (At least, I heard it was her, from a book I read a million years ago. My information could be wrong.) You know the one. It came right to me after that.

 

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Wow, that IS a rip off, I looked and saw it was a US side TV so I knew there would be a million and one versions :)

 

Glad you found it, always gives the old memory stakes a real "I feel like its that day again" feeling...

 

Happy for you..

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Perhaps Atari ripped off Quasar. Whomever still owns this antiquated brand is in for a lot of cash if it ever goes to court. Too bad the current owners will probably go bankrupt shortly after delivering their tacobox consoles... :lolblue:

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This Atari Gotcha arcade game flyer is supposed to be from 1973. But there is no date on the actual flyer itself. So, I wouldn't call it verified at that date.

 

The earliest items I could find (in a fairly quick search of 10-15 minutes) that have dates on them are these schematics of Pong and Gotcha and this Atari Innovative Leisure flyer.

 

So they were at least using it by 1974, maybe earlier.

 

PongSchematics.pdf

 

Gotcha Schematics.pdf

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This Quasar remote is supposed to belong to a 1960's television (according to the Ebay seller). No date on it either (but a lot of crud :lol: ).

But, of course, we know how sellers can lie or make things up about about their "vintage" equipment.

 

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Here's the actual auction: Ebay - Vintage 1960's Quasar TV Remote

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