FZ-1 or FZ-10

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Which do you recommend?

FZ-1
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FZ-10
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FZ-1 or FZ-10

Post by Lightning » Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:51 am

I'm considering getting a 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, but there are two different models, the FZ-1 and the FZ-10. The FZ-1 looks like it's the default model, but the FZ-10 is most likely more technologically advanced, based on it's name. What's the difference between the two? Which is more powerful? And which do you recommend?

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Post by Destiny » Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:55 am

FZ-10 is more powerful

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Post by bitrate » Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:57 am

FZ-10 is ten times more powerful, hence the "10" in its designation.

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Post by Qcombus » Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:04 am

I'd say FZ-1 since the FZ-10 has a tendency to overheat due to the fact that it's (too) powerful.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:41 am

Yeah you can't count the Goldstar, Sanyo, LG, Robo ect. as true 3DOs since they aren't made by Panasonic. :wink:

I have FZ-01, FZ-10, Goldstar, Sanyo TRY and personally prefer the FZ-01 due to the quality of the build.
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Post by mattyg » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:00 am

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Post by bitrate » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:23 am

Qcombus wrote:I'd say FZ-1 since the FZ-10 has a tendency to overheat due to the fact that it's (too) powerful.

This is true, but you also have to factor in the fact that due to its being so powerful it has the much vaunted "forward compatibility" - meaning it can play X-Box and PS-2 games.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:35 am

bitrate wrote:
Qcombus wrote:I'd say FZ-1 since the FZ-10 has a tendency to overheat due to the fact that it's (too) powerful.
This is true, but you also have to factor in the fact that due to its being so powerful it has the much vaunted "forward compatibility" - meaning it can play X-Box and PS-2 games.
Plus Blu-ray and quantum memory data crystal.
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Post by 3DOKid » Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:06 am

Even I am shocked at the responses in this thread. We lambast poor lightning for not being 3do related or game related, and when he does, he gets this from you meanies.

Lightning, the FZ1 is the superior machine.

The F stands for 'from' and the Z stands for "zenomorphs". 1 means it was their number 1 technology. There is a small museum in Roswell New Mexico where they captured the original. The FZ10 was the Zenomorphs 10th best technology, which I think was some kind of vacuum cleaner. Bitrate has 2 gold ones handed to him by their many armed, many breasted god who also posts on here.

Anyway, didn't we ban you?

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Post by Scarlettkitten » Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:35 pm

PMSL, but seriously the FZ1 is the system of choice 8)

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Post by Austin » Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:02 pm

This thread is awesome.

Asides from that, I prefer the FZ-10.. But, if you are the type to have every system under the sun hooked up to your television, the FZ-1 is much more convenient, as you can stack other systems on top of it. It wins just for that.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:43 pm

3DOKid wrote:Even I am shocked at the responses in this thread. We lambast poor lightning for not being 3do related or game related, and when he does, he gets this from you meanies.
It's more about Destiny now. :lol: Besides, didn't Lightning get banned?
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Post by Trev » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:17 pm

You guys are bad (funny, but bad) :wink:
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Post by Lemmi » Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:24 pm

i like the fz-10 model because there is no CD drawer to go bad on you
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Post by GuruMeditation » Fri Nov 26, 2010 9:08 pm

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FZ-1. Even though it doesn't have a built-in memory manager, it looks the best of all the 3DOs and has a drive tray instead of being an ugly (and inconvenient if it's in a shelf) top-loader. 8)

EDIT: The FZ-1 does have a memory manager without booting a disc, if you have the VideoCD module. :wink:

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Post by Rincewind » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:37 pm

FZ-1 for me.

I'm also glad that it is winning! :D

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Post by 3DO Experience » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:30 pm

Wow 14 to 6, I figured it would be closer.
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Post by Rincewind » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:52 pm

Well I am the one responsible for bumping it up to 14, teehee. :P

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Post by BryWI » Thu Dec 16, 2010 1:38 am

I voted too, I forgot to vote when the thread was de-railed :)

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Post by 3DOKid » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:02 am

BryWI wrote:I voted too, I forgot to vote when the thread was de-railed :)
...and that's why we de-rail. :)

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Post by Austin » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:41 am

I just lost a decent looking FZ-1 bundle on eBay so I am officially boycotting it right now.

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Post by Karny » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:44 pm

I voted for the FZ-10... even thought aesthetically I much prefer the FZ-1. The FZ-1 is easily one of the best looking consoles of all time.

The pads on the FZ-10 (at least the Jap ones I have) are much better as is the built in memory manager and as other have said the top loading nature of the FZ-10 will last a lot longer.
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Post by 3DOKid » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:55 pm

Karny wrote:I voted for the FZ-10... even thought aesthetically I much prefer the FZ-10. The FZ-1 is easily one of the best looking consoles of all time.

The pads on the FZ-10 (at least the Jap ones I have) are much better as is the built in memory manager and as other have said the top loading nature of the FZ-10 will last a lot longer.
I agree with this. Most consoles, particularly the modern ones, are amazingly ugly. The FZ1 still looks modern and quite cool.

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Post by Trev » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:16 am

BryWI wrote:I voted too, I forgot to vote when the thread was de-railed :)
Same here. :lol:

I voted for the FZ-1.
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Post by Rincewind » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:23 am

I am glad that I am not the only one who thinks the FZ-1 is more aesthetically pleasing. I also agree that even today the FZ-1 looks a lot better than the consoles today.
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Post by Mobius » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:05 am

I was loving this thread, but then the last few posts turned it into an actual discussion. What the hell...

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Post by Rincewind » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:10 am

Hey, it wasn't me I just kinda got sucked in the discussion as well. *hides*
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Post by BryWI » Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:11 am

Mobius wrote:I was loving this thread, but then the last few posts turned it into an actual discussion. What the hell...
This gets 2nd place for comment of the day. :)

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Post by Mobius » Sat Dec 18, 2010 2:06 pm

BryWI wrote:
Mobius wrote:I was loving this thread, but then the last few posts turned it into an actual discussion. What the hell...
This gets 2nd place for comment of the day. :)
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Post by Alexander » Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:59 pm

I have always like the FZ-1 better than the FZ-10, even thought the latter is considered more durable.
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