Sega Mega Anser

From Sega Retro

For the software component, see Mega Anser (software).
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Sega Mega Anser
Manufacturer: Sega
Made for: Sega Mega Drive
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥34,000[1] ?
Sega Mega Drive
(with printer)
¥72,800 ?
Sega Mega Drive
(cartridge only)
¥5,000 ?

The Sega Mega Anser (メガアンサー) was an accessory for the Sega Mega Drive which gave access to various online services in Japan. It came with the Ten Key Pad and required the Sega Mega Modem. With an optional printer it could print receipts, statements, among other banking info.

Though it came with its own software, specialized software was also built for it:

Quote from Sega Site (circa 1990)

With a home phone line this unit can check balances, make transfers, get loan information and other bank financial functions. You can print out financial data on the printer.

— Sega Site

Promotional material

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