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SV 318 / SVI 318 Mk II

Spectravideo Inc. (USA)

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Name SV 318 / SVI 318 Mk II Spectravideo Inc. 
Manufacturer Spectravideo Inc. (USA) Type Desktop
Production start (mm-yyyy) 1 - 1983 Production end (mm-yyyy) -
RAM 16Kb + 16Kb VRAM ROM 32Kb
CPU Z80A - 3,579 Mhz
Operating System SV BASIC v 1.0, CP/M
Text (Cols x Rows) 40 x 24
Graphics 256 x 192, 32 sprites 16 colours
Sound 3 channel, 8 octaves
Storage memory Tape, Floppy 5.25" (SV-902)
Serial port Parallel port
Others port SV Expansion slot, SV_601 Super Expander
Original price 371 Euro Currency original price 300 USD
Units sold
Note They have 32Kb of RAM althoug only 16Kb are for the user. The other 16Kb are VRAM (Video RAM). 
Configurations They exist two versions of the Spectravideo 318:
  • The first one is labeled as SV-318.
  • The second version is labeled as SVI-318 Mk II. This includes the RF Modulator in the case. The logo was changed to the new Spectravideo logo, the one with "SVI", and the color of the keyboard base are different.
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