Binary Dinosaurs Computer Museum
button1Museum History button2Museum Updates button3BinarySaurs on Twitter button4Adverts&Reviews button5Moan, Bitch, Gripe scroll1
button6Inhabitants button7Reviews button8WOW! button9Contact button10Recursion 2017 scroll2
button11Links button17Floppy Recreation button13BDonFacebook button14CGE-UK 2004 button15WROCC 2006 scroll2
button16DECBOX button12Retro2017 button18Floppy Recreation spaaaaace spaaaaace scroll3
base blank_textbox

VideoTronic II Pong
An odd beast, this one. It's even got David over at Pong Story stumped. It looks like an electronics lab bench power supply or multimeter and bits of me wonder whether this was in fact the case originally. When you open it up you're expecting a whopping great big circuitboard in there, but because it uses the venerable General Instruments AY-3-8500 'pong on a chip' the circuitboard is's probably only that size to make positioning the switches easier!
It apparently dates from 1976 and there's a huge amount of nothing about it on the web....well, according to google anyway :) I've left a floppy disk in front of it in one of the pix below just so you get an idea of how bloody big it is!

All images and text © Adrian Graham 1999-2021 unless otherwise noted using words. Also on