Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Tatio Type X2

The Tatio Type X2 is current leader for arcade hardware right now. New games such as Super Street Fighter 4 AE and King Of Fighters 13 run on the X2. The Tatio Type X2 is computer that runs windows XP embedded with a custom JVS connector.

Here is a youtube video that I created for the Tatio Type X2:

Tatio Type X2

Here are the specs for the X2:

OS: Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400/Pentium 4 651/Celeron D 352 (up to latest Core 2 CPUs supported by the chipset)
Chipset: Intel Q965 + ICH8
Monitor: 720p/1080p/1440p HD LCD Monitor
RAM: DDR2 667/800MHz (512MB/1GB, up to 4GB)
GPU: PCI Express x16-based graphics. Support cards include ATI RADEON X1600Pro/X1300LE or nVIDIA GeForce 7900GS/7600GS/7300GS, up to latest graphic cards (Radeon HD 3800 or Geforce 9800 series)
Sound: Onboard Realtek HD 7.1 channel Sound (supports add-in sound cards)
LAN: 10/100/1000 BASE-T
I/O ports: 1x JVS, 4x USB 2.0 (up to 8), 1x serial (max 2), 1x parallel port, 2x PS/2, 2x SATA
Audio inputs: AKG C535EB Stage Microphone, line-in (Surround 7.1)
Audio outputs: 7.1, SPDI/FX
Expansion Slots: 1x PCI Express x16 (used by video card), 1x PCI Express x4, 2x PCI
Storage: 2x 80 GB 10k RPM SATA Hard Drives
Media: 80 GB 10000 rpm Hard Drive

Here are the list of games that run on the Tatio Type X2:

Battle Fantasia *
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger *
Chase H.Q. 2
D1 Professional Drift Grand Prix
Half Life 2: Survivor Ver. 2.0
KOF Maximum Impact: Regulation A *
Samurai Spirits Sen *
Street Fighter IV *
Super Street Fighter IV AE*
The King of Fighters XII *
The King of Fighters XIII *
Wacky Races

Side Note

The Tatio Type X2 can play Type X games if a skilled programmer patches the games to work on the Tatio Type X2 hardware.

Here is a video that is embedded on the hard drive for some Tatio Type X games:

Here is a list of Tatio Type X games:

Chaos Breaker *
Datacarddass Dragon Ball Z
Dinoking III
Dragon Quest Monster: Battle Road
Gigawing Generations *
Harakari Professional Baseball
Homura *
King Of Jurassic
Raiden III *
Raiden IV
Power Instinct 5 *
Shikigami No Shiro III / The Castle of Shikigami III *
Spica Adventure *
Taisen Hot Gimmick 5
Taisen Hot Gimmick Mix Party
Tetris The Grand Master 3 : Terror Instinct
The King of Fighters 98 Ultimate Match *
Trouble Witches *
Usagi Online
Zoids Card Colosseum
Zoids Infinity EX
Zoids Infinity EX Plus
* Denotes games that are in my Collection.


  1. That looks like a very nice system. In my opinion, though, most of the games on the X2 can be ported to PS3 with no problem, even though the PS3 is much less powerful. That shows they really haven't taken full advantage of the X2.

  2. hello,
    can you explain me how to acces in oroginal windows embded for taito type x2 please, i want to install xpadder, to use it for choice the game in my hdd multigames