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Sega Saturn consoles in North America

From Sega Retro

All North American models of the Sega Saturn are black in color. The US and Canadian consoles are identical, other than bilingual text on the Canadian packaging and manuals.

Models:

  • MK-80000: Manufactured from approximately April 1995 to March 1996 and it's identical to the Japanese grey model except in color.
  • MK-80000 (Sega Sports): Manufactured starting October 1995. It has the Sega Sports logo in color on top in blue, red, and white.
  • MK-80000A: Manufactured from March 1996 to October 1997. It featured a notched power cord, no drive access light, round power and reset buttons, and a 1.00a BIOS. Jumper locations are once again different.

United States

Box Name Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation
Sega Saturn $399 (1995-05-11)
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MK-80001
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Sega Saturn - Virtua Fighter $449 (1995-05-11)
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MK-80001
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Sega Saturn - Virtua FIghter (>= 1995)
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MK-80001
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Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed (>=1995)
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MK-80006
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"Video Game Sampler"
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Sega Saturn (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 1.jpg
Saturn US Box Front VGS Alt.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed (>=1996)
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MK-80006
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"Video Game Sampler"
Saturn2 US Box Front.jpg
Sega Saturn $199.99 (1996)
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MK-80008
SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
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Saturn2 US Box Back VGS.jpgSaturn2 US Box Spine VGS.jpgSaturn2 US Box Front VGS.jpgSaturn2 US Box Spine2 VGS.jpg
Saturn2 US Box Bottom VGS.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
MK-80008
Notavailable.svg
"Video Game Sampler"
SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
Saturn2 US Box Top BootlegSampler.jpg
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Saturn2 US Box Bottom BootlegSampler.jpg
Sega Saturn (>=1996)
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SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
Saturn2 US Box Front VGSSegaRally.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed - Sega Rally (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
MK-80008
Notavailable.svg
"Video Game Sampler"
SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
Saturn2 US Box Front VGSNiGHTS.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed - Nights Into Dreams (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
MK-80008
Notavailable.svg
"Video Game Sampler"
SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
Saturn2 UK Box Front VF2VGS.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed - Virtua Fighter 2 (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
Notavailable.svg
"Video Game Sampler"
SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction
Saturn2 US Box Front VGS3FreeGames.jpg
Sega Saturn - Video Game Sampler Enclosed - 3 Free Game Pack (>=1996)
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MK-80008
Saturn US Box Back NetLinkSegaRally.jpgNospine-small.pngSaturn US Box Front NetLinkSegaRally.jpg
Sega Saturn NetLink - Sega Rally $449.99 (1996-10-31)[1]
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SegaSaturnUSManual.pdf
Instruction Manual
SafetyInstructionSaturnUSManual.pdf
Safety Instruction

Canada

Box Name Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation
Sega Saturn - Sega Rally (>=1995)
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Sega Saturn (>=1995)
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Sega Saturn - Virtua Fighter (>=1995)
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Sega Saturn - Panzer Dragoon (>=1995)
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Saturn2 CA Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngSaturn2 CA Box Front.jpg
Sega Saturn (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
80008-22
Saturn CA Model 2 3 Free Games Console Box Front.jpg
Sega Saturn - 3 Free Game Pack (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
80008-22
Saturn CA Model 2 3 Free Games Sega Rally Console Box Front.jpg
Sega Saturn - 3 Free Game Pack - Sega Rally (>=1996)
Sega saturn usa 2.jpg
80008-22

References

  1. Press release: 1996-09-17: Sega brings fun and games, ease-of-use to TV Internet market
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