PC Engine Technical Information

Technical specs

  • CPU: Hu6280, a modified 65C02 running at 7.16 or 1.79 MHz
  • Resolution:
    • X: variable, maximum of 512 (programmable in increments of 8 pixels)
    • Y: variable, maximum of 242 (programmable in increments of 1 line)
  • Color:
    • Colors available: 512
    • Colors onscreen: Maximum of 482 (240 background, 240 sprite, 1 backdrop, 1 overscan)
    • Palettes: Maximum of 32 (16 for background tiles, 16 for sprites)
      • Colors per palette: Maximum of 16
  • Sprites:
    • Simultaneously displayable: 64
    • Sizes: 16×16, 16×32, 16×64, 32×16, 32×32, 32×64
    • Palette: Each sprite can use up to 15 unique colors (one color must be reserved as transparent) using the sprite palettes
  • Tiles:
    • Size: 8×8
    • Palette: Each tile can use up to 15 unique colors (one color must be reserved as transparent) using the background palettes
  • Memory:
    • Work RAM: 8KB
    • Video RAM: 64KB
  • Audio capacity: 6 PSG audio channels
  • Media:
    • HuCard:
      • Max Size: 8Mbit, except Street Fighter which was 20Mbit
    • CD:
      • Normal CD format, same sizes apply
 
 pcetechnical.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/27 20:45 (external edit)
 
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