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For decades companies have trusted 65xx technology for a wide range of industrial and commercial products.

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MIDI Devices by MOTU

MIDI Devices by MOTU

Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) is a leading developer of music software and audio recording technology for personal computers. MOTU has found use for the W65C816S in it′s Microexpress unit displayed. The Microexpress is a half-rack unit with 4 inputs and 6 outputs. The Microexpress takes full advantage of USB, giving you increased MIDI throughput, better timing accuracy, support for “hot-swapping” and plug-and-play expansion.

A&E Rod Pump Control Systems

A&E Rod Pump Control Systems

Automation and Electronics is an industrial electrical design and build contractor with strong automation and communication departments. A&E has been able to successfully apply 65xx technology (W65C816S and W65C22S) in Rod Pump Control systems for many years.

Aeroflex ARINC 429 Databus Analyzer

Aeroflex ARINC 429 Databus Analyzer

Through the high-level performance of our people and products, Aeroflex consistently exceeds customers’ expectations in the design, development and manufacturing of high-performance test and measurement and microelectronic solutions for the aerospace, defense and broadband communications markets. The 65xx (W65C02S) has continually been there to help us reach our goals.

Metaltronica Mammography Machines

Metaltronica Mammography Machines

“Since its foundation METALTRONICA, specialized its production of mammography instruments. The wide range of available devices, satisfy any demand, from screening to diagnostic, cytological and histological exams.” METALTRONICA has been able to produce some of these devices using the W65C02S Microprocessor and  W65C134S Microcomputer.




Core Applications



Speech ⁄ MIDI Microcontrollers
TV Edutainment Microcontrollers – W55 Family

Key Features

  • Highly integrated, single chip solution (W55V91/2/3/4)
  • 16-bit 65C816 MCU core
  • 27MHz system clock
  • Up to 1M byte internal ROM with flexible program/graphics mapping
  • Sprite/Background/Color palette
  • General purpose I/O


  • Lower chip cost and production cost
  • High performance
  • Uses low cost 27MHz crystals
  • Allow optimized program/content balance
  • Colorful screen and animated objects for game play
  • Support contact switches and joystick user interface


  • TV Toys
  • Personal Video Player

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