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MOS Technology
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Type Public
Founded 1969
Defunct 2001
Headquarters Norristown, Pennsylvania
IC Identification
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MOS Technology, Inc. (MOS) is a now-defunct semiconductor company that focused on chips and ICs mainly used in early 8-bit computers. It was also known as Commodore Semiconductor Group (CSG) when commodore bought it in 1976 to exclusively design chips for their line of computers.

CPU Families[edit]

Peripheral Chips[edit]

  • 6520 Peripheral Interface Adapter (PIA)
  • 6522 Versatile Interface Adapter (VIA)
  • 6523/6525 Tri-Port Interface (TPI)
  • 6526/8520/8521 Complex Interface Adapter (CIA)
  • 6529 Single Port Interface Adapter (SPI/SPIA)
  • 6530 ROM/RAM I/O Timer (RRIOT)
  • 6532 RAM I/O Timer (RIOT)
  • 6545 CRT Controller (CRTC)
  • 6551 Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter (ACIA)
  • 6560 Video Interface Chip (VIC), NTSC
  • 6561 Video Interface Chip (VIC), PAL
  • 6562 Video Interface Chip (VIC), NTSC
  • 6566 Video Interface Chip 2 (VIC-II), MaxMachine
  • 6567 Video Interface Chip 2 (VIC-II), NTSC
  • 6569 Video Interface Chip 2 (VIC-II), PAL
  • 6572 Video Interface Chip 2 (VIC-II), PAL-N
  • 6573 Video Interface Chip 2 (VIC-II), PAL-M
  • 6581/6582/8580 Sound Interface Device (SID)
  • 7360/8360 Text Editing Device (TED)
  • 8361 Address Generator Unit (AGNUS), NTSC
  • 8362 Display Encoder (DENISE)
  • 8364 Port Audio UART and Logic (PAULA)
  • 8367 Address Generator Unit (AGNUS), PAL
  • 8370 "Fat" AGNUS, NTSC
  • 8371 "Fat" AGNUS, PAL
  • 8372/8375 ECS AGNUS
  • 8373 ECS DENISE
  • 8374 AGA ALICE
Facts about "MOS Technology"
company typepublic +
defunct2001 +
founded1969 +
full page namemos technology +
headquartersNorristown, Pennsylvania +
instance ofsemiconductor company +
nameMOS Technology +
wikidata idQ852174 +