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Console: GCE Vectrex
Year: 1982
RFG ID#: U-017-H-00020-A
Region: North America North America
Part Number: HP-3000
UPC: ----
Manufacturer: General Consumer Electric
Class: System
Subclass: Console
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Collection Stats

  • 74 of 7304 collectors (1%) have this hardware piece in their collection
  • 10 of 7304 collectors (0.1%) have this hardware piece in their wishlist.
  • 1 of 7304 collectors (0%) have this hardware piece for sale or trade.
Overview

The world's first and only video game console to use a real vector monitor just like several arcade games had in the late 70s and early 80s. It came with a game built into the system, called Mine Storm, a clone of Atari's Asteroids.
Extra Media

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Trivia

  • It was the first console to have a startup screen.
  • The monitor has focus, horizontal, vertical, etc adjustment knobs inside.
  • Since it is a real black & white vector monitor, it can be used with vector arcade PCBs like Asteroids with the help of an XY driver board.
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