Philips VG-8020

Based upon MSX, the VG-8020 was the third computer of the series, released by Philips in 1983. Compared to its predecessors, the 8020 featured a full keyboard rather than a chiclet.


Inside it is run by a Zilog Z80A at 3.6 MHz, has 64kb of RAM, 16kb of VRAM and a Texas TMS 9929A for the graphics.

Manufacturer: Philips
Date: 1st January 1983

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH31076. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


Philips VG-8020

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