6560

6560

Alternative Number:

6560
  • 6561 (PAL)

Function:

  • 16 colors (the upper 8 can only be used in the global background and auxiliary colors)
  • two selectable character sizes (8×8 or 8×16 bits; the pixel width is 1 bit for “hires” characters and 2 bits for “multicolor” characters)
  • maximum video resolution depends on the television system (176 × 184 is the standard for the VIC-20 firmware, although up to 248 × 232p/464i is possible on the NTSC machine and up to 256 × 280 is possible on the PAL machine)
  • 4 channel sound system (3 square wave + “white” noise + global volume setting)

Used in:

  • Commodore 64

Datasheets:

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