Spectravideo SVI-109M
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The Spectravideo SVI-109M is a joyball released in Europe. The product name is "Quickshot IX". It is the MSX version of the regular Quickshot IX.

The ball does not actually roll, you push it in different directions like a regular joystick. It has a switch to swap the buttons around for left handed users.

Brand Spectravideo
Model SVI-109M
Year 1985
Region Europe
Launch price
Package content


The SVI-109M joyball is compatible with MSX systems. Pay attention that it has the MSX logo as shown in the pictures below.


  • There is another model of Quickshot IX joyball, which is far more common then the MSX one: SVI-109 Quickshot IX for Amstrad, Atari, Sears, Commodore and SVI-3x8

The SVI-109 is NOT compatible with the MSX, and is the model you will typically find on auction sites. Even if the seller states MSX compatibility be doubtful.

  • There is also a model only for PC: SVI-109P


SVI-109M red box
SVI-109M box (back)
SVI-109M orange box
Spectravideo SVI-109M
SVI-109M underside