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pocketrc: MAME ROM Information.


Pocket Racer (c) 1996 Namco.

A Ridge Racer spin-off with small cars.


Game ID : PKR

Namco System 11 Hardware

Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz), M37702 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Colors palette : 65536

Players : 1

Control : steering wheel

Pedals : accelerator and brake


Even if titlescreen says 1996, Pocket Racer was released in March 1997 in Japan.


Hold the VIEW button to switch the cars from POCKET to NORMAL in the car selection screen.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.108u5 [smf, Guru]

Artwork available


- 0.143u5: hap fixed Pocket Racer runs too fast. Changed M37702 CPU2 and C352 sound clock speeds to 16934400 Hz. Added 2x buttons.

- 0.130u1: Changed description to 'Pocket Racer (Japan, PKR1/VER.B)'.

- 0.127u2: smf fixed Pocket Race. The car turns only to the right and there is no way to calibrate controls.

- 25th September 2006: Mr. Do - Added bezel for Pocket Racer. Good thing I had the cabinet for awhile.

- 0.108u5: smf and Guru added Pocket Racer (PKR1/VER.B) (Namco 1996).

- 20th September 2006: Dumping Project - Purchased Pocket Racer (Namco). Thank go to the fivepeople who recently donated after the last request. A special thanks goes to Kevin.


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Romset: 10512 kb / 7 files / 4.89 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="pocketrc" sourcefile="namcos11.c">
              <description>Pocket Racer (Japan, PKR1/VER.B)</description>
              <rom name="pkr1verb.2l" size="1048576" crc="300d906a" sha1="f521858f78284d69e6a6ec2c35a468c87dd0628c" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pkr1verb.2j" size="1048576" crc="d5f47526" sha1="b1d5b6f714510d0cfcc9b32708287755f9f27ead" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="pkr1rom0l.ic5" size="2097152" crc="6c9b074c" sha1="885f342bd178e4146e1f75259206f6625c0b3c18" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pkr1rom0u.ic6" size="2097152" crc="a55c0906" sha1="3b6abfa877f88a4d96222d98af02498b0c777af6" region="user2" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="pkr1verb.6d" size="262144" crc="9bf08992" sha1="fca7943f7bcf0ee758fa63fbdef8f7456b9e46cb" region="c76" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="c76.bin" size="16384" crc="399faac7" sha1="ceb184ef0486caf715dd997101999785f67a40b8" region="c76" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="pkr1wave.8k" size="4194304" crc="72517c46" sha1="d0dcc750fe8eca9e965e7c366ac39a42ffd76557" region="c352" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="CXD8530CQ" clock="67737600"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="c76" name="M37702" clock="16934400"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c352" name="C352" clock="25401600"/>
              <display tag="gpu:screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="2" coins="1">
                     <control type="paddle" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="10" reverse="yes"/>
                     <control type="pedal" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="15" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2 (Freeze)" tag="SWITCH" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP1 (Test)" tag="SWITCH" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="SWITCH" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP1" tag="TEST" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP2" tag="TEST" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP3" tag="TEST" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP4" tag="TEST" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP5" tag="TEST" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP6" tag="TEST" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP7" tag="TEST" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="TDIP8" tag="TEST" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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