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PlayStation 2: Technical Specifications

Dimensions:
301mm (W) x 182mm (H) x 78mm (D)
(12" x 7" x 3")

Weight:
2.4 kg (5 lbs. 5 oz.)

Media Formats Supported:
PlayStation 2 CD-ROM
PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM
PlayStation CD-ROM
Audio CD
DVD-Video
Dolby Digital (AC-3) DTS

Main Processor Features:


Central Processing Unit (CPU):
128 Bit "Emotion Engine

System Clock Frequency:
294.912 MHz

Main Memory:
Direct RDRAM

Memory Size:
32MB

Graphical Features:

Graphics:
"Graphics Synthesizer"

Clock Frequency:
147.456MHz

Embedded Cache VRAM:
4MB

Sound Features:

Sound:
SPU2 + CPU

Number of Voices:
48ch plus software

Sound Memory:
2MB

Additional Technical Specifications:

 

IOP               I/O Processor
CPU Core          PlayStation CPU+
Clock Frequency   33.8688MHz or 36.864MHz (switchable) 
IOP Memory        2MB
	
Disc Device       CD-ROM and DVD-ROM
Device Speed      CD-ROM   24 times speed
                  DVD-ROM  4 times speed

Graphics Synthesizer		
                  147.456 MHz
                  75 million polygons/sec.max
		 
Interfaces        Optical Digital Out connector 	
                  Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector (2)
                  i. S400 I-Link™ connector 
                  Controller port (2)
                  Memory Card slot (2)
                  AV MULTIOUT connector



*New features     Expansion bay (for 3.5" hard disc drive)
                  Network Interface Unit (for network interface)

Peripherals included:		
                  Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK® 2) 
                  AV Cable (integrated audio/video)
                  AC Power Cord

Other accessories available:		
                  Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK®2) 
                  Memory Card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2)
                  Multitap (for PlayStation 2)

 

 

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