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==Links==
 
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOS_Technology_6502 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOS_Technology_6502] - Wikipedia.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOS_Technology_6502 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOS_Technology_6502] - Wikipedia.
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* [http://skilldrick.github.io/easy6502 skilldrick.github.io/easy6502] - An online 6502 emulator.
 
* [http://visual6502.org visual6502.org] - Reverse engineering the 6502.
 
* [http://visual6502.org visual6502.org] - Reverse engineering the 6502.
  
  
 
[[Category: Computer Hardware]]
 
[[Category: Computer Hardware]]

Revision as of 13:19, 2 January 2019

A MOS 6502 chip.

The MOS 6502 is an 8-bit microprocessor designed by Chuck Peddle and a team of engineers at MOS Technology and released in 1975. The processor was one of the most popular chips for home computers and video games from the late 1970s through the 1980s and is still used in embedded systems to this day.

I didn't start learning about the 6502 until after I began playing with the debugger of a NES emulator. There, I began teaching myself about 6502 Machine Language. I'm still quite terrible at it, but I can make simple changes to existing code.

Devices

There are about a couple dozen devices which use the 6502, but here are the most popular ones:

A 16-bit version of the 6502 was created in 1983 and variations were used in the Apple IIGS and Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Media

Documentation

Videos

Links