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Sega Super Control Station

1984 - 4th generation system

The Sega Super Control Station, also known as the Sega SC-3000, was a home computer released by Sega in 1983. Some key features and specifications of the Sega SC-3000 include: Operating system: Sega BASIC CPU: Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHz RAM: 16 KB (expandable to 48 KB) Graphics: 256x192 resolution with 16 colors Storage: Cassette tape drive Sound: 3-channel PSG (Programmable Sound Generator) Ports: Joystick, cartridge slot, cassette, RF out The Sega SC-3000 was released in Japan and other markets as a follow-up to the SG-1000, Sega's first home computer. The SC-3000 had improved hardware over the SG-1000 and offered a more extensive library of games, including several ports from Sega's arcade games. The SC-3000 was well received in Japan, but it was not as successful as other home computers of the time, such as the Commodore 64 or the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. However, it remained popular with hobbyists and collectors and has a small but dedicated following to this day. Some popular games for the Sega Super Control Station (SC-3000) include: Hang-On Space Harrier Fantasy Zone Congo Bongo Out Run Phantasy Star Penguin Land Alex Kidd in Miracle World Choplifter Teddy Boy Blues. These games showcase the versatility of the Sega SC-3000 and demonstrate the variety of experiences that could be had on this computer. From classic arcade-style games to more complex RPGs, the Sega SC-3000 offered a diverse range of gaming experiences. Its cartridge slot also allowed for easy upgrades and additions to the library of games available for the system.