Mega Zone (Konami set 2)

Immagine gioco: Mega Zone (Konami set 2)
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Romset name:
Production year: 1983
Manufacturer: Konami

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Driving Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • Mega Zone (Konami set 1)

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .084

The MAME driver of this machine is: megazone.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    KONAMI-1 ("maincpu")cpu 2048000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 3072000 Hz
    I8039 ("daccpu")cpu 7159000 Hz
    Speaker ("speaker")audio
    AY-3-8910A ("aysnd")audio 1789750 Hz
    8-Bit R-2R DAC ("dac")audio
    RC Filter ("filter.0.0")audio
    RC Filter ("filter.0.1")audio
    RC Filter ("filter.0.2")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 288 x 224 @ 60.000000 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Alternated
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 1

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coin A4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     3 Coins/4 Credits
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     2 Coins/5 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     1 Coin/7 Credits
     Free Play
    Coin B4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     3 Coins/4 Credits
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     2 Coins/5 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     1 Coin/7 Credits
     No Coin B
    Bonus Life20k 70k 70k+
     20k 80k 80k+
     30k 90k 90k+
     30k 100k 100k+
    Demo SoundsOff

  • ROMs (13 of the parent set, 5 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    7.12g8192d42d67bf adac80d183ad26a9b1ec25a2da7ebbb33b441b63 good megazonea
    6.10g8192692398eb 518001d738c2fb9417e52edfe9a7b74a074af3b0 good megazonea
    5.9g8192620ffec3 e047beb29e0cda72126e8dcdd0b7504a202efba2 good megazonea
    4.8g819228650971 25e405fb9f648b7118e3c7c7b3ba59a7b7c29c42 good megazonea
    3.6g8192f264018f 6ca0f7e26311799b0650a6c58567405bc2a7f922 good megazonea
    319-h028192d5d45edb 3808d1b58fe152f8f5b49bf0aa40c53e9c9dd4bd good megazone
    319-h014096ed5725a0 64f54621487291fbfe827fb4cecca299fd0db781 good megazone
    319e11.bin8192965a7ff6 210aae91a3838e5f7c78747d9b7419d266538ffc good megazone
    319e09.bin81925eaa7f3e 4c038e80d575988407252897a1f1bc6b76af597c good megazone
    319e10.bin81927bb1aeee be2dd46cd0121cedad6dab90a22643798a3176ab good megazone
    319e08.bin81926add71b1 fc8c0ecd3b7f03d63b6c3143143986883345fa38 good megazone
    319e12.bin8192e0fb7835 44ccaaf92bdb83323f45e08dbe118697720e9105 good megazone
    319-g1381923d8f3743 1f6fbf804dacfa44cd11b4cf41d0bedb7f2ff6b6 good megazone
    319b18.a163223cb02af aba459826a75ec07bc6d97580e934f58aa22f4f4 good megazone
    319b16.c62565748e933 c1478c31533a11421cd4579ccfdbb430e193d17b good megazone
    319b17.a112561fbfce73 1c58eb91982d5f10511d54a83070e859ac57d2f1 good megazone
    319b14.e73255044268 29cf4158314ed897daf045a7f07be865dd977663 good megazone
    319b15.e83231fd7ab9 04d6e51b4930619c8ee12fb0d7b5f981e4d6d8d3 good megazone

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Mega Zone (c) 1983 Konami.


Game ID : GX319

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 2.048 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : I8039 (@ 477.266 Khz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz), DAC, (3x) RC (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in March 1983.

Also licensed to Kosuka for manufacture and distribution.

Yashiro Oda holds the official record for this game with 2,228,650 points.


Staff : K. Hiroshita, Y. Sakamoto, T. Fujiwara, N. Inoue, S. Fukutake


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on megazone

0.36b9 [Yasuhiro Ogawa]

0.35b12 [Chris Hardy]

Artwork available


- To enter service mode, keep 1&2 pressed on reset.


- 0.148u4: hap changed description of clone 'Mega Zone (Interlogic / Kosuka)' to 'Mega Zone (Interlogic)'.

- 0.144u7: Kanikani updated Mega Zone dipswitches.

- 0.136u4: Fabio Priuli added driver_data struct and save states to Mega Zone.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (megazona) to (megazonea), (megazonb) to (megazoneb), (megazonc) to (megazonec) and (megaznik) to (megazonei).

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in Mega Zone.

- 26th July 2008: Mr. Do - Sometimes you get a bonus when you buy a bezel. Again, awhile ago, I got a bezel for The Pit. That one isn't done yet, but it also had a nice instruction card for Mega Zone stuck on it. So I got a 2for1 deal, and we get artwork for one more game.

- 0.124u2: Stephane Humbert fixed P2 button 1 key mapped twice and P2 button 2 missing.

- 0.123u1: Zsolt Vasvari removed color tables from Mega Zone. Added RESNET color computations where appropriate. Fixed gfx1/2 rom loading. Changed palettesize to 512 colors.

- 0.122u6: Changed I8039 CPU3 clock speed to 7159000 Hz.

- 0.93: Added 3x RC_Filter.

- 0.84: MASH added clones Mega Zone (Konami set 2), (Kosuka set 1) and (Kosuka set 2). Changed parent description to 'Mega Zone (Konami set 1)' and clone 'Mega Zone (Kosuka)' to 'Mega Zone (Interlogic + Kosuka)'.

- 18th May 2002: MASH added clone ROMs to Mach Rider, Mega Zone and Stratovox.

- 0.56: Added new gfx2 rom ($0). Removed 3rd coin slot.

- 14th October 2001: Martin M. submitted some changes to various drivers, such as correct input ports and fixed sprites in Mega Zone.

- 0.36b9: Yasuhiro Ogawa added Mega Zone (Konami). Changed 'Mega Zone' to clone 'Mega Zone (Kosuka)'. Renamed (megazone) to (megaznik).

- 1st November 1999: Yasuhiro Ogawa added a correct Konami Mega Zone romset.

- 0.36b1: Chris Hardy fixed Mega Zone high score display. Added proms ($220, 240 - timing). Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 3072000 Hz and visible area to 224x288.

- 15th July 1999: Jim Hernandez fixed Megazone sound speed.

- 14th July 1999: Chris Hardy sent in a small update to the Megazone driver.

- 0.35b12: Chris Hardy added Mega Zone (Konami / Interlogic + Kosuka 1983).

- 30th April 1999: Chris Hardy added the DAC sound to Megazone.

- 29th April 1999: Chris Hardy sent in a Megazone driver, but DAC sound is still missing.

ARCADE RELEASE: Megazone (Konami) - 1984/Feb/24

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