Namco System 86

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The Namco System 86 is an 8-bit arcade system board which was first used by Namco in 1986; it was the first board from that company to use a Yamaha YM2151 FM sound chip, and was succeeded by the more powerful Namco System 1 (originally called Namco System 87) arcade system board when the company went 16-bit in 1987.

Namco System 86 specifications[edit]

Processors:

Video:

  • Video resolution: 288 × 224
  • Four scrolling 512 × 256 tilemap layers (64 × 32 characters)
  • 127 variable-sized sprites (up to 32 × 32) displayed at once

Sound:

List of Namco System 86 arcade games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Illustrated Parts List". Rolling Thunder Operator's Manual (PDF). Milpitas, California: Atari Games Corporation. 1987. pp. 40–41. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 

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