Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game
GuitarFreaks 8thMix © 2002 Konami Co., Ltd.
GuitarFreaks is a game where colored notes travel up the screen which correspond with three colored buttons on a guitar controller. The player must press the relevant buttons on the controller and move the 'pluck' when the notes reach the top of the screen in order to fill in missing guitar parts from a song.
Konami Bemani 573 Digital Hardware
Main CPU : R3000A 32 bit RISC processor, Clock - 33.8688MHz, Operating performance - 30 MIPS, Instruction Cache - 4KB
BUS : 132 MB/sec.
OS ROM : 512 Kilobytes
Additional Sound Chips : Playstation SPU, 24 Channels, 44.1KHz sample rate, PCM audio source, Digital effects include: Envelope, Looping, Digital Reverb, Load up to 512K of sampled waveforms, Supports MIDI Instruments.
Main RAM: 2 Megabytes
Video RAM: 2 Megabyte
Sound RAM : 512 Kilobytes
Graphical Processor : 360,000 polygons/sec, Sprite/BG drawing, Adjustable frame buffer, No line restriction, 4,000 8x8 pixel sprites with individual scaling and rotation, Simultaneous backgrounds (Parallax scrolling)
Sprite Effects : Rotation, Scaling up/down, Warping, Transparency, Fading, Priority, Vertical and horizontal line scroll
Resolution : 256x224 - 740x480
Colours : 16.7 million colors, Unlimited CLUTs (Color Look-Up Tables)
Other Features : custom geometry engine, custom polygon engine, MJPEG decoder
Playstyle menu : Press start button with holding B after inserted a credit
OR Hold start button after selected a music
Session cancel : Press start button with holding R after inserted a credit
Difficulty change : In a music selection screen, hold G and input P (Picking Lever) twice.
Music sorting with alphabet : In a music selection screen, hold and turn effector.
Secret mode : Input the following code in mode or music selection screen
BASS : P, G, G, P
Open Pick : P, G, G, P, P, G, G, P
Speed Change : G, G, G
Little : R, R, R, G, G, B, B, B, P
Secret music 1 (Extra Stage) : Finish Standard mode or Bonus Track mode with total rank S OR Get 400 points and save data to a card
Secret music 2 (Encore Stage) : Finish Extra Stage with total rank S
OR Get 600 points ans save data to a card.