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Joshua Braff
I don't have a friend that didn't own this consol. I still feel pretty...read more
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Model
SCPH-1000 (JPN)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
No
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-5000 series (US/JPN)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
No
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-5903 (Asia)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
No
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Component, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
Yes (MPEG-1)
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-7000 series (US/JPN)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick (2)
Motion controls
No
Rumble support
Built-in (2 motors)
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
PSOne

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No
Model
SCPH-9000 series (US/JPN)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick (2)
Motion controls
No
Rumble support
Built-in (2 motors)
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-3000 series (SCPH-1000 US)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
No
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-5500 series (US/JPN)

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No

General

Game format
Optical disc (Top loading) (650 MB)
Backward compatible
No

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wired
Controllers (max)
2
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
No
Other peripherals
Joystick, Arcade stick, Mouse, Other

Audio / video

Video outputs
Rf, Composite
Audio outputs
RCA stereo

Media

Audio playback
Yes (CD audio)
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
No

Storage

System storage
Yes (Memory card)

Hardware

CPU speed
33.87 MHz
CPU cores
1
Video RAM
1 MB
System RAM
2 MB
Internal ROM
512 KB
USB
None
Requires host console
No

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
SCPH-55xx series

Key Specs

Game format
Optical disc
Controller type
Wired
Motion controls
No
Video outputs
Rf, Composite, Svideo
Backward compatible
No