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

Contributed by Lukeusher123