Yamaha YMF289
The Yamaha YMF289 is a low-power version of the YMF262 OPL3 FM synthesizer IC. It is designed for low-power applications such as laptops and PCMCIA sound cards. It was used in some Sound Blaster 16 so...
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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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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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...
Texas Instruments LPC Speech Chips - Wikipedia
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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Amiga Advanced Architecture chipset
The AAA chipset (Advanced Amiga Architecture) was intended to be the next-generation Amiga multimedia system designed by Commodore International. Initially begun as a secret project, the first design ...
OPTi 929
The OPTi 929 was a sound chip integrated onto sound cards sold in the early to mid-1990s. It provided Sound Blaster and AdLib compatibility, as well sample-based synthesis through the MPU-401 interfa...
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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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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Ensoniq ES-5506 OTTO
The Ensoniq ES-5506 "OTTO" was a 32 voice wavetable oscillator chip used in implementations of sample-based synthesis. Musical instruments and PC sound cards were the most popular applications.OTTO is...
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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...
Texas Instruments SN76489 - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Texas Instruments SN76488
The Texas Instruments SN76488 "complex sound generator" is a sound chip produced by Texas Instruments. It is basically similar to the Texas Instruments SN76477 but with internal audio amplifier.
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Atari AMY
The Atari AMY (or Amy) was a 64-oscillator additive synthesizer implemented as a single-IC sound chip. It was initially developed as part of a larger effort to develop a 16-bit workstation known as Si...