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Old 05 April 2011, 00:30   #38
Mr B
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Originally Posted by Hewitson View Post
The SID was a brand new product, designed from the ground up by Bob Yannes exclusively for the Commodore 64.
Not that i can find the source now, ofcourse, that had been to easy*sigh* so i'll have to say i might be wrong, but i'm fairly sure i read that it was a deriviate design from a previous chip-design. Nothing wrong with that, thats the way everyone does it. Take the good bits, replace them with something new, and try to get a better end result.

Originally Posted by Hewitson View Post
It being used in any other products is news to me, please name some.
Elektron's SidStation?

Actually, left over stockpiles of the SID chips were used for a LOT of things, heck, even Jens made a box that use the chip for it's soundqualities, if my memory isn't all wired wrong. (you have to find/install the SID yourself tho. No stock)
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