Coleco Telstar Arcade

Published: June 25, 2021
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The Telstar Arcade was a first-generation game console that was released in 1977 in Japan, North America and Europe by Coleco. It is the most advanced home video game console in the Coleco Telstar series, based on the MOS Technology MPS-7600-00x chips series. Each of these chips is a full microcontroller with 512 ROM area. The console is formed like a triangle, and on every side are other game-specific controls. One side has a steering wheel and a lever, another side has a lightgun, and a third side has two paddles. 

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Games released

There were a total of 4 silver-colored game-cartridges released for the Coleco Telstar Arcade. Every cartridge has a triangular shape which slides into a slot on the top of the console. Each contained a MOS Technology MPS-7600-00X chip:

  • #1: Road Race, Tennis and Quickdraw
  • #2: Hockey, Tennis, Handball and Target
  • #3: Bonus Pinball, Shooting Gallery, Shoot the Bear and Deluxe Pinball
  • #4: Naval Battle, Blast Away and Speedball (download manual)

Telstar Arcade documents

Instructions & manuals

Looking for the instructions?
Download here the Telstar Arcade manual (PDF).

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Coleco Telstar Arcade value and price guide

What's your Coleco Telstar Arcade worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items with prices.

Item Title Date Price
Coleco 1977 Coleco Telstar Arcade W 4 1977 Coleco Telstar Arcade W 4 07/2021 $ 469.76
Coleco Coleco Telstar Arcade 2 Coleco Telstar Arcade 2 Cartridges 06/2021 $ 217.48
Coleco 1977 Coleco Telstar Arcade 1977 Coleco Telstar Arcade Road Rage 08/2021 $ 245.90
Coleco Coleco Telstar Arcade Game Coleco Telstar Arcade Game 1… 06/2021 $ 130.49
Coleco Coleco Telstar Arcade Game Coleco Telstar Arcade Game 1… 07/2021 $ 110.19
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