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
Manufacturer Atari
Max Controllers 2 or 4 (depending on model)
Cpu Custom MOS Technology 6502C
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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