List of 6502-based Computers and Consoles

List of 6502-based Computers and Consoles

This is a list of home computers and games consoles that use the
MOS Technology 6502 chip or a variant. The basic design of these CPU’s are 8-bit and the basic 6502 instruction set works in the same way on all these systems. I will add more information about these systems when time allows.

  • Apple I – 1976 [6502]
  • Commodore PET – 1977 [6502]
  • Atari VCS (later known as 2600) – 1977 [6507]
  • Atari 400/800 – 1979 [6502]
  • Commodore VIC-20 – 1980 [6502]
  • BBC Micro – 1981 [6502]
  • Commodore 64 – 1982 [6510]
  • Oric – 1982 [6502]
  • Atari 5200 – 1982 [6502]
  • Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom – 1983 [6502]
  • Apple IIe -1983 [6502]
  • Atari Lynx -1989 [65SC02]

As always, let me know in the comments if I’ve missed any!

Image Credits: Konstantin Lanzet

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