Atari 5200

Atari 5200

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, commonly known as the Atari 5200, is a second generation (1976–1992) video game console developed and distributed by Atari, Inc. It was released in November 1982 in North America at a retail price of $269. It was not...

Name Atari 5200
Release Date November 1, 1982
Developer Atari, Inc.
Manufacturer Atari, Inc.
Max Controllers 2 or 4 (depending on model)
Cpu 8-bit MOS Technology 6502C @ 1.79 MHz
Memory 16 KB
Graphics Atari Alphanumeric Television Interface Controller (ANTIC) and Atari Graphic Television Interface Adaptor (GTIA)
Sound Atari Pot Keyboard Integrated Circuit (POKEY), 4 channels
Display 320x192
Media Cartridge
Notes The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, commonly known as the Atari 5200, is a second generation (1976–1992) video game console developed and distributed by Atari, Inc. It was released in November 1982 in North America at a retail price of $269. It was not released outside North America. The 5200's internal hardware was almost identical to Atari's 8-bit computers however it came with an innovative controller featuring a 360-degree non-centering joystick with a numeric keypad, start, pause, and reset buttons. The console was discontinued on May 21, 1984.
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