Nintendo Entertainment System (NES-101)

Game console
Date of appearance: July 15, 1983
Trademark: Nintendo
Manufacturer: Nintendo
Made in: Japan
Designer: Masayuki Uemura
Generation: Third generation (8-bit era)
Colors: grey
CPU: Ricoh 2A03 8-bit processor (MOS Technology 6502 core)
Media: ROM cartridge ("Game Pak")
Photo: Evan Amos
Tags: nintendo, nes


The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console, model NES-101. This is the revised version of the console (commonly called the "top loader") that was released in 1993. It is a much smaller and streamlined system, as well as featuring a more reliable cartridge connector. It did remove composite video support, and is only capable of RF video out.

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES-101)
Nintendo-NES-TL-Console-FL.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Console-FR.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Console-BL.jpg
The controller for the revised Nintendo Famicom/NES "Top Loader", commonly called the "dog bone" controller.
Nintendo-NES-TL-Casing-01.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Casing-02.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Casing-03.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Motherboard-FL.jpg
Nintendo-NES-TL-Casing-04.jpg