PlayStation 2

From HwB

Console from Sony.

Technical specs

CPU: 128 bit "Emotion Engine", 294 MHz
  • "Graphics Synthesizer" clocked at 147 MHz
  • 4 MB Embedded DRAM
  • Video output resolution: variable from 256x224 to 1280x1024 pixels
Memory: 32 MB Direct Rambus or RDRAM
  • 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz (selectable)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround sound
  • DTS (cutscenes only)
  • Dolby Pro Logic II
  • CD-ROM (24X)
  • DVD-ROM (4X)
I/O Processor: MIPS R3000A, 33.8688 MHz or 37.5 MHz (Original PlayStation CPU)


  • 2 x Sony Playstation Controller Port
  • 2 x proprietary Memory Card slots using MagicGate encryption (250KHz for PS1 cards, up to 2MHz for PS2 cards)
  • PCMCIA (Only on Japanese model V0, for PCMCIA Network Adaptor and External Hard Disk Drive)
  • Expansion Bay DEV9 port for Network Adaptor, Modem and Internal Hard Disk Drive (from model V9)
  • 1 x IEEE1394 (only in SCPH 10xxx - 3xxxx, upto V8)
  • Infrared remote control port (SCPH 5000x and newer, from V9)
  • 2 x USB 1.1 ports
  • AV Multi Out
  • TOSLINK (digital optical sound, S/PDIF)