Company Bally Manufacturing Corp.
Product Bally Arcade Computer System
Cost $330 with 4 joysticks
Graphics Resolution 159h × 87v
Indirect Dot Resolution N.A.
Number of Colors Any 2 of 256 (one foreground and one background color)
Number of Graphics Characters None
Graphics Statements BOX, CLEAR, ERASE, LINE FC = (foreground color equals) BC = (background color equals)
Comments Very low cost, the Bally unit has large selection of preprogrammed games and a good display density. However, a calculator like keypad makes programming difficult. The graphics statements are interesting and show that someone special is behind the Bally. Look for incredible improvements in the Bally Arcade soon, particularly a higher-level unit with a unique graphics language called GRAFIX
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