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500gp: MAME ROM Information.


500 GP (c) 1998 Namco.

The FIA licensed successor to the Suzuka 24 games where the player chooses from three licensed courses : Jerez, Paul Ricard or Suzuka. The game features authentic motorcycles from Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha. It also has likenesses of the real 500cc GP riders in the game.


Standard cabinet dimensions : 78'' High x 32'' Wide x 85'' Deep

Deluxe cabinet dimensions : 92'' High x 46'' Wide x 107'' Deep

Namco Super System 23 hardware

Game ID : 5GP

Main CPU : IDT (@ 166 Mhz), H8/3002 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)


Released in February 1999 (even if the titlescreen says 1998).


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.83 [R. Belmont]


- Video (gurudumps): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNnAP03Yjq4


- 0.137u4: O. Galibert added a quick hack to make 500 GP boot.

- 0.137u1: 500gp title screen says 1998, change driver to match and fixed 500 GP name [Guru]. Changed description to '500 GP (5GP3 Ver. C)'.

- 0.136u4: Changed IDT R4650 (big) CPU1 clock speed to 166661150 Hz, visible area to 640x480 and VSync to 59.8824 Hz.

- 0.127u5: Changed description to '500GP'. Renamed (gp500) to (500gp).

- 0.104u4: Replaced R4600 CPU1 with IDT R4650 (big) (166MHz) and added H8/3002 (14745600 Hz) and C352 (14745600 Hz) stereo sound.

- 0.104u2: Changed visible area to 768x480.

- 0.86u2: Re-added all removed rom files.

- 0.86u1: Removed cpu2, gfx14 and sound1 roms (?). Changed visible area to 256x256.

- 0.83: R. Belmont added GP500 (Namco 1999).

- 27th April 2004: Guru - Received GP 500 (Namco 1999, Super System 23) from Pelle.

Other Emulators:

* Mjolnir

Romset: 125440 kb / 23 files / 36.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="500gp" sourcefile="namcos23.c">
              <description>500 GP (5GP3 Ver. C)</description>
              <rom name="5gp3verc.2" size="2097152" crc="e2d43468" sha1="5e861dd223c7fa177febed9803ac353cba18e19d" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp3verc.1" size="2097152" crc="f6efc94a" sha1="785eee2bec5080d4e8ef836f28d446328c942b0e" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="5gp3verc.3" size="524288" crc="b323abdf" sha1="8962e39b48a7074a2d492afb5db3f5f3e5ae2389" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1mtah.2j" size="8388608" crc="246e4b7a" sha1="75743294b8f48bffb84f062febfbc02230d49ce9" region="data" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1mtal.2h" size="8388608" crc="1bb00c7b" sha1="922be45d57330c31853b2dc1642c589952b09188" region="data" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="5gp1mtbl.2f" size="8388608" crc="66640606" sha1="c69a0219748241c49315d7464f8156f8068e9cf5" region="data" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1mtbh.2m" size="8388608" crc="352360e8" sha1="d621dfac3385059c52d215f6623901589a8658a3" region="data" offset="1000001"/>
              <rom name="5gp1cgll.4m" size="8388608" crc="0cc5bf35" sha1="b75510a94fa6b6d2ed43566e6e84c7ae62f68194" region="textile" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1cglm.4k" size="8388608" crc="31557d48" sha1="b85c3db20b101ba6bdd77487af67c3324bea29d5" region="textile" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1cgum.4j" size="8388608" crc="0265b701" sha1="497a4c33311d3bb315100a78400cf2fa726f1483" region="textile" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1cguu.4f" size="8388608" crc="c411163b" sha1="ae644d62357b8b806b160774043e41908fba5d05" region="textile" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1ccrl.7f" size="4194304" crc="e7c77e1f" sha1="0231ddbe2afb880099dfe2657c41236c74c730bb" region="textilemapl" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1ccrh.7e" size="2097152" crc="b2eba764" sha1="5e09d1171f0afdeb9ed7337df1dbc924f23d3a0b" region="textilemaph" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt0h.7a" size="4194304" crc="5746a8cd" sha1="e70fc596ab9360f474f716c73d76cb9851370c76" region="pointrom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt0l.7c" size="4194304" crc="a0ece0a1" sha1="b7aab2d78e1525f865214c7de387ccd585de5d34" region="pointrom" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt1h.5a" size="4194304" crc="b1feb5df" sha1="45db259215511ac3e472895956f70204d4575482" region="pointrom" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt1l.5c" size="4194304" crc="80b25ad2" sha1="e9a03fe5bb4ce925f7218ab426ed2a1ca1a26a62" region="pointrom" offset="800002"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt2h.4a" size="4194304" crc="9a693771" sha1="c988e04cd91c3b7e75b91376fd73be4a7da543e7" region="pointrom" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt2l.4c" size="4194304" crc="9289dbeb" sha1="ec546ad3b1c90609591e599c760c70049ba3b581" region="pointrom" offset="1000002"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt3h.3a" size="4194304" crc="26eaa400" sha1="0157b76fffe81b40eb970e84c98398807ced92c4" region="pointrom" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="5gp1pt3l.3c" size="4194304" crc="480b120d" sha1="6c703550faa412095d9633cf508050614e15fbae" region="pointrom" offset="1800002"/>
              <rom name="5gp1wavel.2c" size="8388608" crc="aa634cc2" sha1="e96f5c682039bc6ef22bf90e98f4da78486bd2b1" region="c352" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5gp1waveh.2a" size="8388608" crc="1e3523e8" sha1="cb3d0d389fcbfb728fad29cfc36ef654d28d553a" region="c352" offset="800000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="IDT R4650 (big)" clock="166661150"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="H8/3002" clock="14745600"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c352" name="C352" clock="24576000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="59.882400" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="3" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="vertical2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Skip POST" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze?" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" protection="preliminary" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="32768"/>

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