RCA Studio II

dedicated home video game console made by RCA
RCA Studio II

The RCA Studio II (also known as RCA Studio 2, Studio II or Studio 2) is a home video game console that was released in January 1977 by RCA. It could only display black and white graphics,[1] similar to earlier Pong consoles.

GamesEdit

Build-in gamesEdit

The RCA Studio II has 5 games that are build in the ROM of the console itself. These were:

  • Addition
  • Bowling
  • Doodle
  • Freeway
  • Patterns

Cartridge gamesEdit

The following is a list of all RCA II games that were released on cartridges:

  • 18V400|TV Arcade I: Space War
  • 18V401|TV Arcade II: Fun with Numbers
  • 18V402|TV Arcade III: Tennis/Squash
  • 18V403|TV Arcade IV: Baseball
  • 18V404|TV Arcade Series: Speedway/Tag
  • 18V405|TV Arcade Series: Gunfighter/Moonship Battle
  • 18V500|TV School House I
  • 18V501|TV School House II: Math Fun
  • 18V600|TV Casino I: Blackjack
  • 18V601|TV Casino Series: TV Bingo (very limited release, only 3 copies are known to exist as of 1/7/2018)[source?]
  • 18V700|TV Mystic Series: Biorhythm

Technical specificationsEdit

 
An opened RCA Studio II

SuccessorsEdit

The successor of the RCA Studio II is the RCA Studio III. This console can display color and uses the RCA CDP-1802 as microprocessor.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kent, Steve L. (2001). The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world (1st ed ed.). Roseville, Calif.: Prima Pub. ISBN 0-7615-3643-4. OCLC 47254175.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  2. "RCA Studio 2 Technical stuff". web.archive.org. 2009-04-15. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  3. Programming manual for the RCA Studio III

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