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• $299.99
• 40,780,000
1995 •
Gen 5 •

Sony PlayStation

MANUFACTURER Sony
ORIGIN Japan
YEAR 1994 (Japan) – 1995 (USA & Europe)
END OF PRODUCTION 2000 (PS), 2006 (PSone)
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES CD Player + Memory Card manager
CONTROLLERS Original – 8-way d-pad, 8 buttons + Start + Select
Dual Analog – 8-way d-pad, 10 buttons + Start + Select, two analogue sticks
DualShock had the same layout but was able to vibrate
CPU 32 bit MIPS R3000A
SPEED 33.8688 MHz
CO-PROCESSOR GTE (Geometry Transformation Engine), Data Decompression Engine (MDEC), GPU, SPU
RAM 2 MB main, 512 KB sound
VRAM 1 MB
ROM 512 KB
GRAPHIC MODES 256×224 to 640×480
COLORS 16.7 million palette, 32768 on screen
SOUND 16 bit, 24 channel PCM
SIZE / WEIGHT 260mm x 185mm x 45mm / 1.5 Kg
PSOne: 193mm x 144mm x 38mm
I/O PORTS Expansion port, Serial port, AV out, 2 Memory Card slots, 2 controller ports
MEDIA CD-ROMs
NUMBER OF GAMES A lot!
POWER SUPPLY PSU built-in
PRICE $299.99 (U.S.A. 1995), £299.99 (U.K. 1995)