PocketStation

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The PocketStation (ポケットステーション Pokettosutēshon?) is a Memory Card peripheral by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation home video game console. Categorized by Sony as a combination of a Memory Card and a miniature personal digital assistant, the device features a monochrome liquid crystal display (LCD), infrared communication capability, a real-time clock, built-in flash memory, and a sound capability. To use the device's memory card functionality, it must be connected to a PlayStation through a memory card slot. It was released exclusively in Japan on January 23, 1999.

Technical Specifications[edit]

  • CPU: ARM7T (32-bit RISC chip)
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  • Memory: 2K bytes SRAM, 128K bytes Flash RAM
  • Screen: 32×32 dot monochrome LCD
  • Sound: 1 miniature speaker (10-bit PCM)
  • Switches: 5 input buttons, 1 reset button
  • Infrared communication: Bi-directional (supports IrDA based and conventional remote control systems)
  • LED indicator: 1 (red)
  • Battery: 1 CR-2032 lithium battery
  • Other functions: calendar function and identification number.
  • Dimensions: 64 × 42 × 13.5 mm (length × width × height)
  • Weight: Approximately 30g (including battery)

Documentation[edit]

PK201 emulator and documentation