|Ricoh Company, Ltd.|
|Headquarters||Chuo, Tokyo, Japan|
|Other Names||Riken Sensitized Paper|
Ricoh Company, Ltd. (株式会社リコー Kabushikigaisha Riko) is a multi-national electronics company from Japan. While Ricoh doesn't make music or video games, it has produced several microchips used by computer and video game console manufacturers to produce music and sound effects.
Ricoh worked with Nintendo from the early to mid-1980s and produced the primary CPU, video, and audio capabilities for the Famicom, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom Disk System, Vs. System, and PlayChoice-10. Near the end of 1980s, Ricoh produced a specialized audio chip used by Fujitsu for the FM Towns computer and Sega for their arcade boards.
|1983-??-??||RP2A03||Famicom, Nintendo Entertainment System (NTSC), Vs. System, and PlayChoice-10|
|198?-??-??||RP2A07||Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL)|
|1986-??-??||RP2C33||Famicom Disk System|
|19??-??-??||RF5C68||FM Towns, System 18, System 32|
The engineers who designed the audio chips should be listed here.
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricoh - Wikipedia.