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Video Game Hardware: Sega Genesis
Primary Name
Sega Genesis
Alternate Names
SEGA Mega Drive
Release Date
1988-00-00
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Technical specifications

Processor:
Motorola 68000 16/32-bit processor running at 7.67 MHz
Co-processor (Sound Controller):
Zilog Z80 8-bit at 3.58 MHz
Memory:
64K work RAM (68000), 64K video RAM, 8K work RAM (Z80)
Later hardware had an internal 1Kx8 ROM for the license display screen.
Display Palette:
512 colors (3:3:3 RGB)
Onscreen colors:
64 (normal) or 183 (shadow/highlight mode)
Maximum onscreen sprites:
80 (320-pixel wide displays) or 64 (256-pixel wide displays)
Resolution:
256×224, 256×448, 320×224, 320×448, (PAL and NTSC)
256×240, 320×240, 256×480, 320×480 (PAL only),
256×192 (SMS games only)
Sound:
Yamaha YM2612 5 channel FM and 1 channel FM/PCM, Texas Instruments SN76489 4 channel PSG (Programmable Sound Generator)

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Sega Genesis
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Japanese Mega Drive
Rel Date: 1988-10-29
Manufacturer: SEGA Corporation
Region: Asia (Except China)
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Sega Genesis
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Japanese Mega Drive 2
Rel Date: 0000-00-00
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Region: Asia (Except China)
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Sega Genesis
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North American Sega Genesis
Rel Date: 1989-01-09
Manufacturer: SEGA Corporation
Region: North America
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Sega Genesis
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North American Sega Genesis 2
Rel Date: 0000-00-00
Manufacturer: SEGA Corporation
Region: North America
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Sega Genesis
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North American Sega Genesis 3
Rel Date: 1998-00-00
Manufacturer: Majesco Entertainment
Region: North America
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Num Ratings: 59
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