decle Posted October 22, 2018 Share Posted October 22, 2018 (edited) This thread gathers together technical information about the Intellivision PlayCable service and summarises it in the following document: playCableTechnicalSummary-20220101.pdf Please let me know of any corrections or additions you think should be made. The most recent version of this document will always be found here, at the top of thread. The following video shows roughly what the PlayCable was like to use, based on a PlayCable Phoenix replica that has been put together: If you want to try out the replica menu system for yourself you can use the following ROM image in JzIntv: pcMenu.rom Note that this does not contain any game ROMs and while it will fake the PlayCable loading each game, unlike the PlayCable Phoenix board itself, no games are actually payable. Additionally, the following ROM contains the unadvertised stream #8 from the final menu page. This contains the credits for the PlayCable menu program, accompanied by Bach's Prelude and Fuge #6: pcCredits.rom Finally, to make sense of the first page or so of this thread it is probably necessary to know that this posting originally contained the following teaser: Q. How much RAM does a PlayCable contain? A. 8K x 10bits Edited January 1, 2022 by decle 11 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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