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 NoYesNoSFG-01 FM
Sound Synthesizer

Yamaha DX-21 Synthesizer

Yamaha DX-27 Synthesizer

Yamaha DX-100 Synthesizer

Sega System 16B
YamahaYM2154 NoNo NoYamaha RX-15
Drum Machine
YamahaYM2159 NoNo No 
YamahaYM2163 NoNoNo 
YamahaYM2164 NoNo NoKorg 707 Synthesizer

Korg DS-8 Synthesizer

Yamaha CX5M Music Computer

Yamaha SFG-05 Synthesizer

Yamaha FB-01 Synthesizer
YamahaYM2198 NoNoNo 
YamahaYM2203 NoYesNoPC-6001mkII
SR

PC-6601 SR
YamahaYM2413 NoYesYesSega Mark
III

MSX FM-PAC
YamahaYM2414 NoNo NoYamaha TX81Z
Synthesizer

Yamaha DX-11 Synthesizer
YamahaYM2420 NoNoNoSHS-10 Synthesizer
YamahaYM2612 NoNo No 
YamahaYM3526 NoYes NoCommodore
SFX Sound Expander
YamahaYM3806 NoNoNoYamaha PSR-70
Keyboard
YamahaYM3812 NoYesNoAdLib And
Other OPL-2 Sound Cards
YamahaYMF262 NoYesNoOPL-3 Sound
Cards
YamahaYMF278B NoYesYes 
YamahaYMF281 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF289 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF701 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF704 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF711 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF715 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF718 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF719 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF721 NoYesNo 
YamahaYMF724F NoYes
*
NoPCI Sound
Cards
YamahaYMF740C NoYes No 
YamahaYMF743 NoNoNo 
YamahaYMF744B NoYes
*
NoPCI Sound
Cards 
YamahaYMF752 NoNo No 
YamahaYMF753 NoNoNo 
YamahaYMF754 NoYes
*
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