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• 18,000,000
1989 •
Gen 4 •

Sega Genesis

NAME Genesis
MANUFACTURER Sega
ORIGIN Japan
YEAR August 1989
END OF PRODUCTION 1994
BUILT IN SOFTWARE / GAMES None
CONTROLLERS 8-way d-pad, 3 buttons + Start
CPU Motorola 68000
SPEED 7.67 MHz
CO-PROCESSOR Zilog Z80 @ 3.58 MHz
RAM 64 KB main, 8 KB secondary, 8 KB sound
VRAM 64 KB
GRAPHIC MODES 256×224, 320×224
COLORS 512 palette, 64 on screen
SOUND Texas Instruments SN76489, 4 channel PSG + Yamaha YM2612, 6 channel FM
SIZE / WEIGHT 28.5 (w) x 5 (h) x 22.5 (d) cm
I/O PORTS RF out, AV out, power, headphone jack, EXT port (early units only), Expansion port, 2 controller ports
MEDIA Cartridge
NUMBER OF GAMES 723? (total Genesis/Mega Drive games)
POWER SUPPLY 9/10v DC depending on model
PERIPHERALS Sega CD, 32X, Power Base Converter (Master System converter)
PRICE $199.99 (U.S.A. 1989)