Welcome to the Club

What!!! You don’t know what I PocketStation is? Were you raised by wolves?

Here at the PocketStation Club we’ll help you discover the technological marvel that is the PocketStation.

What’s a PocketStation?

The PocketStation is a Memory Card peripheral by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation home video game console. The device features a monochrome liquid crystal display (LCD), infrared communication capability, a real-time clock, built-in flash memory, and sound capability.

It was released exclusively in Japan on January 23, 1999. We’ve translated the manual to english and you can find a copy of it here.

PocketStation Release Event

Tech Specs

CPU:ARM7T (32-bit RISC chip)
Memory:2K bytes SRAM, 128K bytes Flash RAM
Screen:32×32 dot monochrome LCD
Sound:1 miniature speaker (10-bit PCM)
Switches:5 input buttons, 1 reset button
Infrared:Bi-directional (supports IrDA based and conventional remote control systems)
LED indicator:1 (red)
Battery:1 CR-2032 lithium battery
Other functions: calendar function and identification number.
Dimensions:64 × 42 × 13.5 mm (height × width × depth)
Weight:Approximately 30g (including battery)
Available colors:White, Crystal/Clear, Black (Japanese Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Limited Edition), Crystal/Clear Pink (Tokimeki Memorial 2 Limited Edition)