Namco Super Pac-Man
This article is a generic description about Namco's 8-bit "Super Pac-Man" hardware. For the specific arcade game, see Super Pac-Man.
The Namco Super Pac-Man is an 8-bit arcade system board that was initially used by Namco in 1982; it was the first board from the company that used a Motorola M6809 processor (in fact, it used two) instead of a Zilog Z80.
Namco Super Pac-Man specifications
- Main CPU: Motorola M6809, 1.536 MHz
- Sound CPU: Motorola M6809, 1.536 MHz
- Sound chip: A Namco custom eight-channel four-bit WSG (Waveform Sound Generator).
- Other chips: A custom input/output controller (type 2) which handles the controllers.
- Video resolution: 224 x 288
- Notes: Mappy, The Tower of Druaga, Grobda, Dig Dug II and Motos all use a newer video system which supports scrolling and Grobda also has a DAC which handles the speech.
List of Namco Super Pac-Man arcade games
- Super Pac-Man (1982)
- Mappy (1983)
- Pac & Pal (also known as Pac-Man & Chomp Chomp) (1983)
- The Tower of Druaga (1984)
- Grobda (1984) - Xevious spin-off
- Dig Dug II (1985)
- Motos (1985)