Vtech Genius IQ 128

Vtech Genius IQ 128


The Genius PC is a home computer from VTech. Released in the late 90s, it is one of the last microcomputers.

This computer have different names in each country, making it even harder to track down the information.

  • France : VTech Genius PC
  • Germany : VTech Genius IQ 128 and VTech TV 512
  • UK : VTech IT Unlimited
  • USA : VTech Precomputer Unlimited
  • Also mentioned on the french packaging : Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada.


  • Motorola MC68EC000, 16-bit external databus, 32MHz
  • 256K of RAM
  • 2M of ROM – Sharp LH537NWN mask ROM
  • Mass storage : 128KB flash memory – AM29F010
  • Cartridge port, apparently on memory bus with system ROM and storage flash. The french system comes with cartridges only containing straps, likely shorting some pins enable extra features…

Downlod: VTECH Unlimited Manual (899)

Hardware Video Review:

source: pulkomandy.tk/projects/avrstuff/wiki/geniuspc

  1. abiodun alatishe
    June 29th, 2017 at 03:19 | #1

    how can I change the language to English

  2. July 19th, 2017 at 10:05 | #2

    @abiodun alatishe

    Hello abiodun,

    You can’t change the system language at all. The toy is shipped with a predefined language burned into the system memory.