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Movie Magic for the RISC PC

This expansion card enables a RISC PC to decode standard Green Book and White Book VideoCDs. At the time films and educational programs were being released in CD-ROM format, as well as VHS video. Video CDs pre-date DVDS. VCDs are playable in dedicated VCD players and widely playable in most DVD players, personal computers and some video game consoles.

The card provides hardware MPEG decoding; playback is through standard movie playback software such as !ARPlayer.

Our Movie Magic card is in its original box with manuals and a promotional VideoCD of 'A Fish Called Wanda'. The card's serial number is 913591.

Date : 1994

Manufacturer : Computer Concepts Ltd.

Physical Description : cardboard box expansion card floppy disk User Guide Registration Card Product Warranty card

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH33678. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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