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A sound chip is an "integrated circuit (i.e. "chip") designed to produce "sound. It might do this through "digital, "analog or "mixed-mode "electronics. Sound chips normally contain things like "oscillators, "envelope controllers, "samplers, "filters and "amplifiers. During the late 20th century, sound chips were widely used in "arcade game "system boards, "video game consoles, "home computers, and "PC "sound cards.

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Programmable sound generators (PSG)[edit]

Atari[edit]

General Instrument[edit]

Konami[edit]

MOS Technology[edit]

Oki[edit]

Philips[edit]

Ricoh[edit]

Sega[edit]

Sunsoft[edit]

Texas Instruments[edit]

Yamaha[edit]

Wavetable synthesis[edit]

Atari[edit]

Ensoniq[edit]

"Hudson Soft/"Epson[edit]

Konami[edit]

Namco[edit]

Frequency modulation (FM) synthesis[edit]

Atari[edit]

ESS Technology[edit]

Konami[edit]

Yamaha[edit]

Pulse-code modulation (PCM, sample-based)[edit]

Atari[edit]

Crystal Semiconductor[edit]

Drucegrove[edit]

Harris[edit]

MOS Technology[edit]

Namco[edit]

National SemiConductor[edit]

Oki[edit]

Ricoh[edit]

Sanyo[edit]

Sega[edit]

Sony[edit]

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