PreComputer Unlimited

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Alt-Name I.T. Unlimited (UK)
Genius IQ 128 (DE)
Genius PC (FR)
Developer VTech
Type Computer
Release date 1997
Introductory price $179.99
Predecessor PreComputer series
Emulated

Quite possibly VTech second most powerful computer for kids, just behind the I.Q., The system came with included 45 programs built-in and had many of the basic features and oddities that came standard on most late 90s and early 2000s VTech educational computers, this includes a cartridge slot for more programs & games, a parallel port for printing and an odd mouse that plugged into an RJ11-Type port.

Hardware wise, the PCU runs on a DragonBall microcontroller and came with a custom Windows 3.1 inspired OS.

Emulators[edit]

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO EMULATORS FOR THIS DEVICE THAT CAN RUN COMMERCIAL GAMES AND/OR SOFTWARE.

Name Platform(s) Latest Version FLOSS Active Recommended
PC / x86
MAME Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD git artifacts[N 1]
0.264
libretro core[N 2]
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  1. CI-Windows CI-Linux CI-Macos
  2. As 0.251, 0.139 (2010), 0.78 (2003), 0.37b5 (2000)