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This is the recovered Machine Room from 2005. Please don't expect wonders. The look and feel of this site is nine years old, and so is its code. Some of the functionality has been recovered while the rest of the site is modernised and restructured. Watch this space!
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
Search Google or Ebay United States for Philips VG-5000 (more links, auctions & searches)
Other series members
VG-5000, VG-8000, VG-8010, VG-8020.
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Emphasis First contact, Gaming
Timeline Released: 1983
CPU type Z80A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 4 MHz
ROM Size 18 KiB
RAM Size 24 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 64 KiB
Number of keys 63
Graphics modes 320x250
Text modes 40x24, 80x15
Total number of colours 8
I/O Ports Expansion, RGB, Tape recorder

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