Sound Programming

Sound Chips

Manufacturer

Chip

YearSpecimenDatasheetApplication
Manual
Applications
AtariCO12294 POKEY NoNoNoAtari 400/800
CommodoreMOS 6560 NoYesNo 
CommodoreMOS 6581 NoYesNo 
CommodoreMOS 7360 1984NoNo No 
CommodoreMOS 8360 NoNo No 
General InstrumentsAY-3-8910 NoYesNoMSX
General InstrumentsAY-3-8912 NoYesNoAmstrad CPC

Sinclair Spectrum 128
General InstrumentsAY-3-8913 NoYesNoMattel Intellivision

Aquarius Mini-Expander
KonamiK051649 (2212) NoNo No 
Nintendo2A03 1983NoNo NoNintendo NES/Famicom
Texas InstrumentsSN76477 NoYesNo 
Texas InstrumentsSN76489 NoYesNoAcorn BBC

Sega SG-1000
Texas InstrumentsSN94281 NoYesNo 
YamahaY8950 NoYesYesMSX Audio
YamahaYM2128 NoNoNoDX7 Synthesizer

DX9 Synthesizer
YamahaYM2149 NoYesNoMSX

Atari ST
YamahaYM2151 (OPM) NoYesNoSFG-01 FM Sound Synthesizer in the CX5M
Yamaha DX-21 Synthesizer
Yamaha DX-27 Synthesizer
Yamaha DX-100 Synthesizer
Sega System 16B
Marble Madness arcade game
YamahaYM2154 NoNo NoYamaha RX-15
Drum Machine
YamahaYM2159 NoNo No 
YamahaYM2163 NoNoNo 
YamahaYM2164 (OPP) NoNo NoKorg 707 synthesizer

Korg DS-8 synthesizer

Yamaha CX5M Music Computer

Yamaha SFG-05 synthesizer

Yamaha FB-01 sSynthesizer
YamahaYM2198 NoNoNo 
YamahaYM2203 (OPN) NoYesNoPC-6001mkII
SR

PC-6601 SR
YamahaYM2413 (OPLL) NoYesYesSega Mark III
MSX FM-PAC
PSR-6 keyboard
PSS-140 keyboard
PSS-170 keyboard
YamahaYM2414 (OPZ) NoNo NoYamaha TX81Z synthesizer
Yamaha YS200 synthesizer
Yamaha DX-11 synthesizer
Korg Z3 guitar synthesizer
YamahaYM2420 NoNoNoSHS-10 Synthesizer
YamahaYM2424 (OPZII) NoNoNoYamaha V50 synthesizer
YamahaYM2608 (OPNA) NoNoYesNEC PC-8801 and NEC PC-9801 computers
YamahaYM2610 (OPNB) NoYesNoSNK Neo Geo
YamahaYM2612 (OPN2) NoNo NoSega Mega Drive
Sega Genesis
YamahaYM3438 (OPN2C) NoNo NoSega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis Model 2
YamahaYM3526 (OPL) NoYes NoCommodore 64 SFX Sound Expander
Bubble Bobble arcade game
YamahaYM3806 NoNoNoYamaha PSR-70 keyboard
YamahaYM3812 (OPL2) NoYesNoAdLib
Sound Blaster
PSR-31, PSR-32, PSS-460, PSS-560, and PSS-570 keyboards
Other OPL-2 sound cards
YamahaYM7119 NoNoNoYamaha SY-55 synthesizer
Yamaha SY-99 synthesizer
Yamaha SY-77 synthesizer
Yamaha TG-77 synthesizer
YamahaYMF262 (OPL3) NoYesNo Sound Blaster AWE32
Sound Blaster 16
YamahaYMF278B (OPL4) NoYesYesMoonsound MSX sound card
YamahaYMF281 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF288 (OPN3) NoNo NoLater NEC PC-9801 computers
YamahaYMF289 (OPL3) NoNo NoSound Blaster 16
YamahaYMF701 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF704 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF711 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF715 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF718 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF719 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF721 NoYesNo 
YamahaYMF724F NoYes
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NoPCI Sound
Cards
YamahaYMF740C NoYes No 
YamahaYMF743 NoNoNo 
YamahaYMF744B NoYes
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NoPCI Sound
Cards 
YamahaYMF752 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF753 NoNoNo 
YamahaYMF754 NoYes
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NoPCI Sound
Cards 
YamahaYMP706 NoNo NoFS1R Synthesizer

PLG-150DX Synthesizer Expansion Board
YamahaYMU757B NoYesNoMA-1 Phones
YamahaYMU759B NoYesNoMA-2 Phones
YamahaYMU762 NoYesNoMA-3 Phones
YamahaYMU765 NoNoNoMA-5 Phones
YamahaYMU769 NoYes
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NoMA-5S Phones
YamahaYMU786 NoNoNoMA-7 Phones
YamahaYMU790 NoNoNoMA-7D Phones
YamahaYMU791 NoNoNoMA-7i Phones