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Old 29 July 2009, 11:59   #82
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I wouldn't be too sure about the four years anyway and of course Photon meant that the MD was released four years after the A1000. The whole 'hardware' and 'years after' thingy limps a bit...

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...and the awesome Z80a-CPU solely for sound!
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The console also sported a Z80 processor which was used for both Master System compatibility and for audio in many Mega Drive games.
Oh and...

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For audio, it had two sound chips. A Yamaha YM2612 and a Texas Instruments SN76489 compatible device, which was required for Master System compatibility.
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