Taito F2 System

A 30-year-old Arcade System by Taito

Not emulated in MAME


Taito F2 System © 1988 Taito Corporation.

A 16-bit arcade system board manufactured by Taito. The main board supports three 64x64 tiled scrolling background planes of 8x8 tiles, and a powerful sprite engine capable of handling all the video chores by itself. The front tilemap has characters which are generated in RAM for maximum versatility (fading effects etc.).


Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 12MHz)
Sound CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 4MHz)
Sound Chips: Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8MHz)

Tilemap Generator: TC0100SCN
Palette Generator: TC0070RGB
Priority Manager / Palette RAM Interface: TC0110PR
Sprite Generators: TC0200OBJ and TC0210FBC (TC0540OBN and TC0520TBC are later versions)
Sound Interface: TC0140SYT (earlier ver. of TC0530SYC)
Video Resoution: 320 x 224 Pixels.
Screen Refresh: 60.00 Hz.
Palette Colors: 4096.