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• $139.99
• <100,000
1986 •
Gen 3 •

Atari 7800 ProSystem

NAME 7800 ProSystem
MANUFACTURER Atari
ORIGIN U.S.A.
YEAR 1984, 1986 (full launch)
END OF PRODUCTION 1992
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES Pole Position II (USA) – cartridge; Asteroids (Europe) – in system memory; 32-in-1 (Australia and New Zealand) – cartridge
CONTROLLERS 1 detachable joystick with 2 fire buttons (USA); 2 detachable controllers including a pad and 2 fire buttons each (Europe)
CPU 6502c (custom, not 65C02)
SPEED 1.79 MHz
CO-PROCESSOR TIA (sound chip), Maria (graphics), Riot (I/O)
RAM 4 KB
ROM 4 KB (BIOS)
GRAPHIC MODES 320 x 200
COLORS 16 hues, 8 luminances each, 128 colors. 256 colors possible, 16 on screen at once.
SOUND 2 channels; POKEY sound chip option in cartridges (for additional or replacement 4 channels)
I/O PORTS RF TV video output, 2 x controller ports, expansion port (not on all system revisions)
MEDIA Cartridge, 32 KB Maximum
NUMBER OF GAMES Over 65 cartridges, plus most 2600 VCS cartridges
POWER SUPPLY External power supply unit, 9v DC 1A
PERIPHERALS All Atari 2600 peripherals; Atari XEGS Model XG-1 Light Gun; Unreleased: Keyboard (which would allow use of Atari 8-bit computer peripherals, but not software), High Score Cartridge, Dual Controller Holder and 5200 Compatibility Module