What retro console was this

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  1. Skyav

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    Hi all,

    I need some help identifying an ancient handset/console that I was given in the late 70's/early 80's, but sadly don't have any longer.

    From memory, it comprised two connected handsets, but with no 'base unit' (one of the handsets plugged into the tv). There was only about 4 games on it - all based on pong i.e. tennis, squash, tennis doubles...and maybe one other game. The handsets themselves where dark plastic, about the size and shape of the average tv remote, and used simple sliders as the control method.

    Any ideas? I'm kinda looking out for one on eBay...

    Cheers,

    Skyav:thumbsup:
     
  2. BrokenArrow

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    There were many many pong units in the 70s and 80s. They're all pretty generic.

    There's a list of them here.
     
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    There's a list of them here.[/QUOTE]

    that link is fantastic , thanks:thumbsup:
     
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    I wouldnt have thought that gaming technology would have been advanced enough for no base unit...thats been a recent thing for retro gaming.
     

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