Computer Interface PAC

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Computer Interface PAC
Made for: Pioneer LaserActive
Manufacturer: Pioneer
Type: Computer interface
Release Date RRP Code
Mega LD
¥1480014800 PAC-PC1

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The Computer Interface PAC, sometimes stylized as Computer Interface Pack, is a Pioneer LaserActive hardware expansion module which allows the system to be controlled by an NEC PC-98, IBM PC DOS, or Apple Macintosh personal computer[1], by way of a custom program authored to communicate via the PAC's 25-pin serial port. The PAC is the only Japan-exclusive Pioneer LaserActive peripheral.

The PAC shipped with floppy discs containing the LaserActive Program Editor, including sample programs for use with the first five Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki LaserDisc releases. The PAC additionally shipped with the Computer Interface Pack Remote Control Unit, providing more functionality than the standard Remote Control Unit that was included with the system.


Localized names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Computer Interface PAC Computer Interface PAC

Magazine articles

Main article: Computer Interface PAC/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Physical scans

Photo gallery


Topics Technical specifications | List of games | Magazine articles | Promotional material | LA Express | Pioneer LDC | Multimedia Creators Network
Hardware Japan | United States
Add-ons Sega PAC | NEC PAC | Karaoke PAC | Computer Interface PAC
Controllers Control Pad | Turbo Pad | Remote Control Unit | Computer Interface Pack Remote Control Unit
Accessories 3D Goggle | 3D Goggle Adaptor | Control Pad Extension Cord | Turbo Pad Extension Cord | Karaoke Microphone | Karaoke Microphone (Key Control)