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• $199.00
• 30,000,000
1977 •
Gen 2 •

Atari 2600 Video Computer System

NAME VCS 2600
MANUFACTURER Atari
ORIGIN U.S.A.
YEAR July 1977
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES None
CONTROLLERS 2 joysticks with one fire button each
CPU 6507
SPEED 1.19 MHz
RAM 128 bytes
ROM 4 KB max.
GRAPHIC MODES 160 x 192
COLORS 128 colors (16 colors with 8 intensity levels each)
SOUND 2 mono channels
I/O PORTS Two controller connectors, Power in, RF TV output
MEDIA Cartridges
POWER SUPPLY External power supply unit. 9VDC 500mA – -(o- +

MOS Technology 6507
1.19 MHz

128 bytes RAM within MOS Technology RIOT chip (additional RAM may be included in game cartridges)

160×192 resolution
2 sprites, 2 missiles, and 1 ball per scanline (sprites can be used multiple times through HMOVE command)
2 background colors and 2 sprite colors (1 color per sprite) per scanline
Palette of 128 colors (NTSC) or 104 colors (PAL)

Mono audio with:
two channel sound
5-bit frequency divider and 4-bit audio control register
4-bit volume control register per channel