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{{Infobox console
 
|title = Fairchild Channel F  
 
|title = Fairchild Channel F  
 
|logo = Fairchild-Channel-F.jpg
 
|logo = Fairchild-Channel-F.jpg
 
|developer = Fairchild Semiconductor
 
|developer = Fairchild Semiconductor
|type = [[:Category:Consoles|Home video game console ]]
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|type = [[:Category:Consoles|Home video game console]]
|generation = [[:Category:Second-generation consoles|Second-generation consoles]]
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|generation = [[:Category:Second-generation consoles|Second generation]]
 
|release = 1976
 
|release = 1976
 
|discontinued = 1983
 
|discontinued = 1983
 
|emulated = {{✓}}
 
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'''[[gametech:Fairchild Channel F|Fairchild Channel F]]''' is a home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 across North America. It was also released in Japan in October the following year. It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor.  
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The '''[[gametech:Fairchild Channel F|Fairchild Channel F]]''' is a second-generation home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 across North America and it retailed for {{Inflation|USD|169.95|1976}}. It had a Fairchild F8 CPU at 1.7897725 MHz with 2KB of RAM. It was also released in Japan in October the following year. It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor.  
  
 
==Emulators==
 
==Emulators==
 
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! scope="col"|[[Recommended Emulators|Recommended]]
 
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! colspan="6"|PC / x86
 
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|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html {{MAMEVer}}]
 
|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html {{MAMEVer}}]
 
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|{{✓}}
 
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|FreeChaF
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux|macOS|FreeBSD}}
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|[https://github.com/libretro/FreeChaF libretro]
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* [http://channelf.se/veswiki/index.php?title=Main_Page VES Wiki for programming info] (Created by Fredric Blåholtz. [http://channelf.se/gallery/index.html Gallery page])
 
* [http://channelf.se/veswiki/index.php?title=Main_Page VES Wiki for programming info] (Created by Fredric Blåholtz. [http://channelf.se/gallery/index.html Gallery page])
 
* [http://seanriddle.com/chanf.html Channel F info] (Sean Riddle's info page with useful links)
 
* [http://seanriddle.com/chanf.html Channel F info] (Sean Riddle's info page with useful links)
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* [https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/channel_f_and_videobrain/info Channel F And VideoBrain Yahoo group] (All the latest Channel F and VideoBrain info. Restricted group.)
 
* [https://au.ign.com/wikis/history-of-video-game-consoles/Channel_F IGN's wiki] (Last Edit: December 5, 2013)
 
* [https://au.ign.com/wikis/history-of-video-game-consoles/Channel_F IGN's wiki] (Last Edit: December 5, 2013)
 
* [https://patents.google.com/patent/US4095791 Patent] (Cartridge programmable video game apparatus. Granted to Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. Priority date 1976-08-23.)
 
* [https://patents.google.com/patent/US4095791 Patent] (Cartridge programmable video game apparatus. Granted to Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. Priority date 1976-08-23.)

Latest revision as of 23:28, 7 January 2020

Fairchild Channel F
Fairchild-Channel-F.jpg
Developer Fairchild Semiconductor
Type Home video game console
Generation Second generation
Release date 1976
Discontinued 1983
Emulated

The Fairchild Channel F is a second-generation home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 across North America and it retailed for $169.95. It had a Fairchild F8 CPU at 1.7897725 MHz with 2KB of RAM. It was also released in Japan in October the following year. It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor.

Emulators[edit]

Name Operating System(s) Latest Version Accuracy Active Recommended
PC / x86
MAME Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD 0.218 ?
FreeChaF Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD libretro ? ?

Resources[edit]