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'''[[gametech:Fairchild Channel F|Fairchild Channel F]]'''
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{{Infobox console
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|title = Fairchild Channel F
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|logo = Fairchild-Channel-F.jpg
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|developer = Fairchild Semiconductor
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|type = [[:Category:Home consoles|Home video game console]]
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|generation = [[:Category:Second-generation consoles|Second generation]]
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|release = 1976
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|discontinued = 1983
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|emulated = {{✓}}
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}}
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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==
{| class="wikitable"
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center;"
 
! scope="col"|Name
 
! scope="col"|Name
 
! scope="col"|Operating System(s)
 
! scope="col"|Operating System(s)
 
! scope="col"|Latest Version
 
! scope="col"|Latest Version
! scope="col"|[[Accuracy]]
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! scope="col"|[[Emulation Accuracy|Accuracy]]
! scope="col"|[[Recommended emulators|Recommended]]
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! scope="col"|Active
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! scope="col"|[[Recommended Emulators|Recommended]]
 
|-
 
|-
|style="text-align:center;"|[[MESS]]
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! colspan="6"|PC / x86
|style="text-align:center;"|Multi-platform
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|-
|style="text-align:center;"|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html 0.154]
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|[[MAME]]
|style="text-align:center;"|?
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux|macOS|FreeBSD}}
|style="text-align:center;"|✓
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|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html {{MAMEVer}}]
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|Mid
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|{{✓}}
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|{{✓}}
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|-
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|FreeChaF
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux|macOS|FreeBSD|Android|PSP}}
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|[https://github.com/libretro/FreeChaF libretro]
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|Mid
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|{{✓}}
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|{{}}
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==
* [http://channelf.se/veswiki/index.php?title=Main_Page VES Wiki]
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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])
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* [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.)
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* [https://au.ign.com/wikis/history-of-video-game-consoles/Channel_F IGN's wiki] (Last Edit: December 5, 2013)
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* [https://patents.google.com/patent/US4095791 Patent] (Cartridge programmable video game apparatus. Granted to Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. Priority date 1976-08-23.)
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* [http://www.videogames.org/html/ChannelFStuff/Docs/docs.html Instructions] (For Channel F console & carts)
  
 
[[Category:Consoles]]
 
[[Category:Consoles]]
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[[Category:Home consoles]]
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[[Category:Second-generation consoles]]

Latest revision as of 20:35, 20 March 2021

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 0.231 Mid
FreeChaF Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD Android PSP libretro Mid

Resources[edit]