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PA Pippin Disk 6 pack

A 6-pack of CD-ROMs bundled with the special "Network set" of the Pippin Atmark console.

Bundled discs were packaged by Bandai Digital Entertainment with Pippin Atmark consoles in Japan and Pippin @WORLD consoles in the United States.

A few Macintosh-themed magazines, such as Mac Fan or MacUser, have bundled demo discs with coverage about the Pippin platform in Japan.

JapanEdit

PA Pippin Disk 4 pack

A 4-pack bundled with the "Pippin Atmark body set".

In December 1995, Bandai manufactured 3,000 Pippin Power Player prototypes for development; many were bundled with a pre-release set of demonstration and beta software.[1]

Bandai launched the Pippin Atmark on March 28, 1996 with a special "Network set" (「ネットワークセット」) containing 6 bundled CD-ROMs for JP¥ 64,800.[2]

A lower-priced base "Pippin Atmark body set" (「ピピン@アットマーク」「本体セット」) was introduced on June 15, 1996 with 4 bundled CD-ROMs plus a bonus disk of PEASE for JP¥ 49,800; an Atmark Network CD-ROM set "optional internet kit" (「別売インターネットキット」) was available for JP¥ 5,800.[2][3]

Pippin pre-release software (Power Player set) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Franky Online (v.Beta 1) PIP@005 1995-12 (1 of 4)
Internet Kit (Beta version 「β バージヨン」) PIP@006 1995-12 (2 of 4)
Music ISLAND: Peter and the Wolf  ??? 1995-12 (3 of 4)
Tropic Island  ??? 1995-12 (4 of 4)
PipMusic  ??? 1995-12 (did not ship)
PipWorks  ??? 1995-12 (became TV Works)
Pippin DISK 6 vol. 1 (Special network set) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Pippin Navigator CD (v.1.0?) BDB-001 1996-03-28 (1 of 6)
Pippin Network CD (v.1.0) BDB-002 1996-03-28 (2 of 6)
TV Works: Paint Word Mail (テレビワークス v1.0) BDB-003 1996-03-28 (3 of 6)
Internet Kit (v.1.0) BDB-004 1996-03-28 (4 of 6)
Franky Online BDB-006 1996-03-28 (5 of 6)
Atmark Town (アットマークタウン v.1.0) BDB-005 1996-03-28 (6 of 6)
Pippin DISK 4 vol. 1 (Pippin Atmark body set) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Pippin Navigator CD (v.1.1) BDB-008 1996-06-15 (1 of 4)
Pippin Network CD (v.2.0) BDB-011 1996-06-15 (2 of 4)
TV Works (テレビワークス v.2.0) BDB-009 1996-06-15 (3 of 4)
Pippin Title CD-ROM Catalog (vol.1) BDB-007 1996-03-28 (4 of 4)
PEASE PEASE002 1996-06-15 (bonus)
Atmark Network CD-ROM set (optional internet kit) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Internet Kit (v.1.1) BDB-010 1996-06-15 (1 of 3)
Franky Online BDB-006 1996-03-28 (2 of 3)
Atmark Town (アットマークタウン v.1.0) BDB-005 1996-03-28 (3 of 3)
Pippin DISK 6 vol. 1.1 (Special network set update) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Pippin Navigator CD (v.1.1) BDB-008 1996-06-15 (1 of 6)
Pippin Network CD (v.2.1) BDB-014 1996-07 (2 of 6)
TV Works (テレビワークス v.2.1) BDB-013 1996-07 (3 of 6)
Internet Kit (v.2.0) BDB-012 1996-12-11 (4 of 6)
Franky Online BDB-006 1996-03-28 (5 of 6)
Atmark Town (アットマークタウン v.1.0) BDB-005 1996-03-28 (6 of 6)
Additional discs (some may have replaced older versions) Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
Atmark Town (アットマークタウン v.2.0) BDB-022 1997-01-30 (replaced older disc)
Pippin Atmark Demonstration Disk BDZ-00001  ????
Pippin Atmark ISDN Setup CD BDB-???  ????
Pippin Hardware Demo XXX-001  ???? (not authenticated)
Pippin Network CD (v.2.1.5) BDB-??? 1996-?? (replaced older disc)
Pippin Network CD (v.3.0) BDB-??? 1997 (replaced older disc)
TV Works (テレビワークス v.POP) BDB-020 1996-12 (for POP mail support)
TV Works (テレビワークス v.POP-1999) BDB-041 1999 (for POP mail support)
WebViewer with MS Internet Explorer 3.0 for Mac BDB-026 1997
WebViewer with MS Internet Explorer 3.0 for Mac / J-DATA NetCruiser 3.0 BDB-033 1997 (with barcode support)

United StatesEdit

Pippin @WORLD disc Bandai Product ID Release Date Note
@WORLD Basics 01338C 1996-12
@WORLD Browser Online Suite Premium (Beta) 41458 1996-12
@WORLD Browser (v.3) 41588 1998-02 (replaced older disc)
@WORLD Registration 01348C 1996-12
TV Works (v.1) 61088C 1996-12
TV Works (v.3) 61528 1997-05 (replaced older disc)

EuropeEdit

Katz Media Player disc Katz Product ID Release Date Note
Katz Pippin Demo CD 2.0 KATS-X01 1997 (not authenticated)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Pippin Developer Newsletter No. 4 (Japanese), Atmark Channel. 1996-01-10. Archived 1998-05-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Spec. by chemy cano, Pipp!n@Archive (Japanese). Archived 2007-02-05.
  3. ピピン@アットマーク店頭販売、単体販売開始!!, Bandai Digital Entertainment (Japanese). Archived 1997-10-25.

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