General Instrument AY-3-8910
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General Instrument AY-3-8910 chip

The AY-3-8910 is a 3-voice programmable sound generator (PSG) designed by General Instrument in 1978. The original chip that has been used to define a part of the MSX specification. The chip with the same identifier plus the letter A at the end has exactly the same characteristics except that it has better compatibility with external chips. Power consumption is 425mW max.

List of fully compatible chips

This is the list of chips that can replace the AY-3-8910.

Note: The Yamaha YM2149 is called SSG (Software-controlled Sound Generator).

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