The forgotten 32-bit CD Rom system
Pippin is a virtually unknown 32-bit game/computer machine with
a PowerPC 603 processor and a impressive 5 MB of RAM. A 4x speed CD-ROM
(fast for it's time), Stereo CD sound, NTSC and PAL compatible. VGA output
with printer and modem connections. It has expansion capabilities like
for a Keyboard and drawing tablet. Combination remote / boomarang controller.....
Whoa! The Pippen was meant to be a mature version of the Playstation thanks
to its PC-like accessories but they didn't stop there.
You also got @World Browser, @World introduction CD for internet access,
plus some pack in titles too. Manuals, power cord, and phone cord round
out the complete Pippin deal. Sadly the Pippen got crushed by Sony,
Sega, and Nintendo's 32/64-bit gaming war and the poor system never
even got to battle. The high $600US price tag was also great gamer repellent
too. The Pippen had a little bit more success in Japan (a.k.a. Atmark)
and some of the games like Dragon Ball Z and Gundam Tactics
are fairly rare now of days if your curious at all.
Rating: NA sorry, not yet.
Memory Ram: 5 MB
CD-ROM: 4x Speed
Memory Ram: 1 MB/2 MB
CD-ROM: 2x Speed Max
Scale: 9/10 collectors be alert about the Pippin!