Texas Instruments SN76477
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The Texas Instruments SN76477 Complex Sound Generator was originally designed to produce sound effects for toys, pinball machines, home and arcade video games, etc.
The SN76477 is included in the following devices:
- Arcade games
- Space Invaders
- Gakken EX-System
- Electronic musical instruments
- SN-Voice – a DIY synthesizer design by Thomas Henry
- Blacet Research Dark Star Chaos module
- Home computers
- ABC 80
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- Chapter 9, The Supercontroller, Build a Better Music Synthesizer by Thomas Henry, Tab Books, 1987, ISBN 0-8306-0255-0
- Wikipedia: Texas Instruments SN76477
- ICS76477a Sound Chip, BGMicro Electronics compilation
- Panels, PCBs, and bundles from synthCube for The SN-Voice Project.
- Dark Star Chaos Noise Modulated Sound Generator 2000 (lower down down the page)
- Thomas Henry's SN76477 Super Controller Module, electro-music forum, Apr 2007
- VC Noise Source and LFO by Thomas Henry, Jan 2017
- Reverse engineering the 76477 "Space Invaders" sound effect chip from die photos by Ken Shirriff
- Inside the 76477 Space Invaders sound effect chip: digital logic implemented with I2L by Ken Shirriff
- The SN-Exerciser, electro-music.com forum, Jan 2015
- Electronic Music Circuits: The Reprints, Vol 1 contains:
- Tricks with the SN76477, part 1, Polyphony, May/June 1981, pp. 10-12.
- Tricks with the SN76477, part 2, Polyphony, July/August 1981, pp. 16,17.
- The Super Contro11er, Polyphony, September/October 1981, pp. 28-32.
- The Snare + Drum Voice, Polyphony, September/October 1982, pp. 28-3I.
- SN-Voice euro build thread, Muff Wiggler forum, Dec. 2012