Turbo [Cabaret model]

The Arcade Video Game PCB by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.

Not emulated in MAME

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Turbo © 1981 Sega Enterprises, Limited.


Cabaret model. For more information about the game itself, please see the Sit-Down model entry.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Turbo [Cabaret model] the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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[Cabaret model]

Monitor Size : 16 inches

Control :
360 Degree Steering wheel
2-Way Shifter (Hi/Low)
Pedal (Gas)
Button : Illuminated 6v 200ma (Start)

Tracking :
Steering Wheel : 360 Degree Optical
2-Way Shifter : 1 Microswitch
Pedal : 2 Optics. 4 positions : off,1,2,3

By using 2 optics and a notched light blocker, the Pedal had 4 positions available... which simulated analog control.

Value 1 & 3 were each individual optos triggered. When both Optos were triggered at the same time, it produced value 2. Value 0 was produced if no optos were triggered.

TRIVIA

Turbo was released in October 1981.

Turbo was also released as :
"Turbo [Sit-Down model]"
"Turbo [Upright model]"

On this cabaret model, the LED panel where the scores are kept is located above the game screen rather than off to the left side.

SOURCES
Game's picture.