NES:Hardware information

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The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES for short) consists of: A 6502 8-bit (using a custom Motorola 6502 class) Processor running at ~1.8Mhz 16 Kbit (2kb) of RAM 16 Kbit (2kb) vram Screen Resolution of 256x224 for NTSC or 256x239 for PAL 52 Colours Available A maximum of 16, 24 or 25 colours on screen depending on the Screen mode used Maximum of 64 sprites Maximum of 8 sprites per scanline 8x8 or 8x16 sprite size Two picture scrolls, Horizontal and Verical Min/Max cart size: 192 Kbit - 4 Mbit PSG sound supporting 5 channels: 2 square wave 1 triangle wave 1 noise 1 PCM

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