Ricoh 2A03
The Ricoh 2A03 or RP2A03 (NTSC version) / Ricoh 2A07 or RP2A07 (PAL version) is the 8-bit microprocessor in the Nintendo Entertainment System video game console. It was manufactured by Ricoh. It conta...
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Aureal Vortex
The Vortex audio accelerator chipset line from Aureal Semiconductor was designed to improve performance of their then-popular A3D audio technology. The first member of the line, the Vortex AU8820, wa...
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Texas Instruments SN76477
SN76477 "complex sound generator" was a sound chip produced by Texas Instruments (TI). The chip came to market in 1978, and TI production of the part ceased some time ago. More recently, a 100% compat...
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Texas Instruments SN76489
The SN76489 Digital Complex Sound Generator (DCSG) is a TTL-compatible Programmable Sound Generator chip from Texas Instruments. It contains three square wave tone generators and one white noise gener...
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MOS Technology SID
The MOS Technology 6581/8580 SID (Sound Interface Device) is the built-in Programmable Sound Generator chip of Commodore's CBM-II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128 and Commodore MAX Machine home computers...
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Sound chip
A sound chip is an integrated circuit (i.e. "chip") designed to produce sound (see chiptune). It might be doing this through digital, analog or mixed-mode electronics. Sound chips normally contain thi...
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Konami SCC
The Konami SCC (Sound Custom Chip or Sound Creative Chip) is a custom sound chip that was developed by Konami with Yamaha. It is one of several sound/memory management chips Konami developed in-house ...
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Yamaha YM3012
The YM3012, aka DAC-MS, is a floating point digital-to-analog converter chip developed by Yamaha. The DAC generates stereo analog output from a digital serial input comprising a 10-bit mantissa and a ...
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Ricoh RF5c68
The RF5c68 is an eight-channel sound chip developed by Ricoh. It was notably used in the Fujitsu FM Towns computer system, along with Sega's System 18 and System 32 arcade game system boards.The RF5c...
Yamaha Y8950
Yamaha Y8950 is a sound chip, produced in 1984. This model was used in MSX-Audio cartridge for the MSX personal computer. This chip was introduced in three cartridge models:
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Texas Instruments LPC Speech Chips
The Texas Instruments LPC Speech Chips are a series of speech synthesizer DSP ICs created by Texas Instruments beginning in 1978. They continued to be developed and marketed for many years, though the...
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Programmable sound generator
A programmable sound generator, or PSG, is a sound chip that generates sound waves by synthesizing multiple basic waveforms, and often some kind of noise generator, (all controlled by writing data to ...
Yamaha YM2612
The YM2612, aka OPN2, is a six-channel sound chip developed by Yamaha. It belongs to Yamaha's OPN family of FM synthesis chips used in several game and computer systems.Developed as a stripped-down ve...
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General Instrument AY-3-8910
The AY-3-8910 is a 3-voice programmable sound generator (PSG) designed by General Instrument, initially for use with their 16-bit CP1610 or one of the PIC1650 series of 8-bit microcomputers. The AY-3-...
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Yamaha YM2203
The YM2203, aka OPN (FM Operator Type-N), is a three-channel sound chip developed by Yamaha. It's the progenitor of Yamaha's OPN family of FM synthesis chips used in many videogame and computer syste...
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Yamaha YM2414
The YM2414, a.k.a. OPZ, is an eight-channel sound chip developed by Yamaha. It was used in many mid-market phase/frequency modulation-based synthesizers, including Yamaha's TX81Z (the first product to...
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Yamaha YM2610
YM2610, aka OPNB, is a fifteen-channel sound chip developed by Yamaha. It's a member of Yamaha's OPN family of FM synthesis chips, and related to the YM2608. It was most notably used in SNK's Neo Ge...
MOS Technology TED
The 7360 Text Editing Device (TED) was an integrated circuit made by MOS Technology, Inc. It was a video chip that also contained sound generation hardware, DRAM refresh circuitry, interval timers, an...
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BSMT2000
The BSMT2000 is an audio DSP created by Brian Schmidt for use in various pinball and video games (notably, the Data East pinball games, as well as its successors, Sega Pinball and Stern Pinball).The c...
Philips SAA1099
The Philips SAA1099 sound generator was a 6-voice sound chip used by some 1980s devices, notably:The chip could produce several different waveforms by locking the volume envelope generator to the freq...
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Nintendo S-SMP
The Nintendo S-SMP is the audio CPU of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) video game console.The SNES contains a sound module called APU (Audio Processing Unit) which is almost completely ...
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General Instrument SP0256
GI-SP0256 refers to a family of closely related NMOS LSI chips manufactured by General Instrument in the early 1980s, able to model the human vocal tract by a software programmable digital filter, cre...
Amiga Hombre chipset
Hombre is a RISC chipset for the Amiga designed by Commodore, intended as the basis of its next generation game machine called CD64.Commodore also planned to build a 3D accelerator PCI card based on H...
Yamaha YM2608
YM2608, aka OPNA, is a sixteen-channel sound chip developed by Yamaha. It's a member of Yamaha's OPN family of FM synthesis chips, and the successor to the YM2203. It was notably used in NEC's PC-88...
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Digital Compression System
Digital Compression System, or DCS, is a sound system developed by Williams Electronics. This advanced sound board was used in Williams and Bally pinball games, coin-op arcade video games by Midway Ma...