This version of the Saturn was produced by Victor (better known in the U.S. and Europe as JVC) under licence from Sega. It is functionaly identicle to the Sega version of the console, the only change is a different splash screen when the console is switched on.
There are two different versions of the V-Saturn:
V-Saturn (RG-JX1): This is the first version, released on November 22nd 1994. The top half is grey and the bottom half is black. It has oval buttons and uses both the 1.00 and 1.01 versions of the V-Saturn BIOS.
V-Saturn (RG-JX2): The second version, released June 7th 1996. The top half is grey and the bottom half is dark grey. It has round buttons and uses version 1.01 of the V-Saturn BIOS.
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8-way d-pad, 8 buttons + Start
2x 32 bit Hitachi SuperH-2 RISC
32 bit RISC Hitachi SuperH-1, 2x 32 bit custom VDPs (custom Video Display Processor 1+2), Motorola 68EC000 @ 11.3 MHz, custom SCU (Saturn Control Unit) @ 14.3 MHz, 4 bit Hitachi MCU (SMPC)