Sega Mega Anser
From Sega Retro
- For the software component, see Mega Anser (software).
|Fast facts on the Sega Mega Anser|
|Made for: Sega Mega Drive|
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:
- Naisu-kun Mini (often incorrectly called Nagoya Home Banking by English speakers), for the Bank of Nagoya
- Osaka Bank My Line, for some bank "Osaka Bank"
- Sumisei Home Tanmatsu, for Sumitomo Life life insurance
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