Magnavox concluded their line of dedicated video game consoles with the Odyssey 4000.
Developer - Magnavox
Publisher - Magnavox
Release - 1977
Platform - Odyssey 4000
Number of players - 1P / 2P
The Odyssey 4000 (Model 7511) dedicated console was released in 1977. Based around the AY-3-8600 single-chip design, the 4000 features a total of seven games (Tennis, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Knockout, Tank, and Helicopter) that with variations can be expanded to twenty-four different gaming experiences.
The unit allows up to four players and includes a Practice mode for solo-play against the computer. As with the 3000, the 4000 offers a skill switch for novice, semi-pro, and professional skill levels.
Additional features include automatic serve, variable ball speeds, and a pause button.:24-25 Unlike the Odyssey 3000, the 4000 featured detachable joysticks. The AY-3-8615 chip enabled the Odyssey 4000 to display color instead of black and white graphics. The 4000 is powered by an included AC adapter.