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1996

  • Work on this object began.

1998

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ALPS Interactive PS Gamepad Video Game Controller, 1996

This is a Video game controller. It was designed by Scott Henderson and manufactured by ALPS Electric Co., Ltd. and firm: Smart Design, Inc.. It is dated 1996 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is molded plastic, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Smart Design, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Smart Design.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.3 x 19 x 15.5cm (2 1/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/8in.)

Cite this object as

ALPS Interactive PS Gamepad Video Game Controller, 1996; Designed by Scott Henderson (American, b. 1966); Japan; molded plastic, electronic components; H x W x D: 5.3 x 19 x 15.5cm (2 1/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/8in.); Gift of Smart Design; 1997-182-1

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