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Deep Scan Deep Scan - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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You control a battleship that drops depth charges. Try to hit the moving subs below while avoiding the missiles they fire at you.

Deep Scan was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1979.

Sega/Gremlin released 21 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. Sega/Gremlin was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega/Gremlin during the time period Deep Scan was produced include: Cartoon Gun, Safari, Super Bowl, Fonz, Invinco!, Fortress, Head On 2, Head On, and Digger


Name Deep Scan
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7543
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: Rotational (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Drop Charge Left|Drop Charge Right
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Deep Scan KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

This game was manufactured in four cabinet styles: upright arcade, cocktail, stand around and mini. Besides being a stand-alone game, Deep Scan was also released with Head On 2 or Invinco! in dual game cabinets. The marquee was divided in half with one name on the left and the other on the right. There were also two sets of controls; one for each game.


This game is also available on Die Hard Arcade for the Sega Saturn.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Deep Scan Census

There are 14,963 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,551 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,377 machines (6,942 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Deep Scan collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Deep Scan circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Deep Scan.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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