Title

S-PPU2 B (Secondary Picture Processing Unit)

Description

Small, black rectangle with silver prongs coming off all 4 sides. The Nintendo label is on the top followed by identifying numbers and letters

Curator

Brianna Croye

Part Number

5C78-03

Other Marks or Symbols

2GM 77

Function

This component uses the tile graphics data with information stored in the PPU's RAM, like the color and position, to piece together the final graphical output to the screen.

Country of Origin

Japan

Raw Materials

Silicon and aluminum

Evidence

I could not find a lot of information on this chip. I googled different components of the chip such as the part number, machine, company it was made under, and more to find the first link.

http://pikensoft.com/old/docs/SNES_chip_labels_(Piken).txt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picture_Processing_Unit#External_links
http://wiki.nesdev.com/w/index.php/PPU
https://emu-docs.org/Super%20NES/General/snesdoc.html#GraphicsOrganization

Collection:

Super Nintendo


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Citation

“S-PPU2 B (Secondary Picture Processing Unit),” Mapping Our Devices, accessed October 23, 2020, http://maps.dgst101.net/items/show/270.

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