Atari Jaguar Specifications

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Atari Jaguar Specifications

Atari Jaguar Video Game Console
  • Manufacturer: Atari Incorporated
  • Product Name: Atari Jaguar
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  • Part Number:
  • Release Date: November 21, 1994 (Japan)
  • Release Date: November 15, 1993 (USA)
  • Manufactured:  Japan
  • Console Dimensions:  9.5″ x 10″ x 2.5″ 
  • Weight: 2lb 6oz (1.05kg)
  • Download Owners Manual: Atari Jaguar (NTSC)

General Atari Jaguar Specifications

Atari Jaguar
  • CPU:  “Tom” Chip, 26.59 MHz
  • Graphics processing unit (GPU) – 32-bit RISC architecture, 4 KB internal cache, all graphics effects are software based.
  • Core has some additional instructions intended for 3D operations
  • Object Processor – 64-bit non-programmable; provides all video output from system.
  • Blitter – 64-bit high speed logic operations, z-buffering and Gouraud shading, with 64-bit internal registers.
  • DRAM controller, 8, 16, 32 and 64-bit memory management
  • “Jerry” Chip, 26.59 MHz
  • Digital Signal Processor – 32-bit RISC architecture, 8 KB internal cache
  • Similar RISC core as the GPU, additional instructions intended for audio operations
  • CD-quality sound (16-bit stereo)
  • Full stereo capabilities
  • Two DACs (stereo) convert digital data to analog sound signals
  • Number of sound channels limited by software
  • Wavetable synthesis, FM synthesis, FM Sample synthesis, and AM synthesis
  • A clock control block, incorporating timers, and a UART
  • Joystick control
  • Motorola 68000 “used as a manager”.[22]
  • General purpose 16/32-bit control processor, 13.295 MHz
  • Storage: ROM cartridges – up to 6 MB
  • DSP-port (JagLink)
  • Monitor-port (Composite/S-Video/RGB
  • Antenna-port (UHF/VHF) Fixed at 591 MHz in Europe
  • Support for ComLynx I/O
  • NTSC/PAL machines can be identified by their power LED colour, Red = NTSC, Green = PAL
  • The inputs and outputs of an NTSC Atari Jaguar
  • RAM: 2 MB on a 64-bit bus using 4 16-bit fast page mode DRAMS
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