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Mark III

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Name Mark III Sega 
Manufacturer Sega () Type Consolle
Production start (mm-yyyy) 10 - 1985 Production end (mm-yyyy) -
CPU Z80A - 3.579 Mhz
Operating System Sega BASIC (Optional)
Text (Cols x Rows)
Graphics 256x192@64 color. 256 sprites but only 64 simultaneous .
Sound 3 sound channels with 4 octaves + 1 noise (SN-76489 PSG)
Storage memory Cartridge, MyCard
Serial port Parallel port
Others port Cartridge (44 pin), Card Catcher, RF, Audio/Composite video. Slot edge for expansion. 2 joysticks.
Original price   Currency original price 15000 YEN
Units sold
Note The Mark III is similar to the Mark II (SG-1000 II), with improved video hardware and more RAM.
It has a Hold button for pause the games.
This consolle is the third revision of the SG-1000. It was released to compete with the Nintendo Famicom (know as NES or Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe and America.
The Mark III was redesigned externally and released as Sega Master System in other markets. Internally was the same.  
Configurations The cartridge slot is compatible with the SG-1000 and SG-1000 II. Also has built-in the Card Catcher for My Cards games.
The Mark III had available a FM Sound Unit that provided 9 FM channels.
It also had a Telecom Pack that provide a wireless conecction between the console and the TV.  
User juanvm

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