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The nes reference guide is the section of the wiki were you will find all major hardware reference divided by categories in their simplest form.  From this list, you can drill down to a more specific section of the selected category.  
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This page lists all major hardware reference divided by categories in their simplest form.  From this list, you can drill down to a more specific section of the selected category.  
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=== General ===
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*[[Glossary]]
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*[[Cartridge and mappers' history]]
  
 
=== Hardware reference ===
 
=== Hardware reference ===
* [[CPU|CPU]]
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* [[2A03]]: [[APU]], [[CPU]]
* [[PPU|PPU]]
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* [[PPU]]
* [[APU|APU]]
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* [[Input devices]]
* [[Input_devices|Input devices]]
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* [[Mapper]]s
* [[MMC|MMC]]  
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* [[Hardware pinout|Pinout]]
* [[Hardware_pinout|Pinout]]
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* [[Cycle reference chart]] for various PPU and frame-related timing details; includes CPU cycle counts
 
* [[Cartridge_board_reference|Cartridge board]]
 
* [[Cartridge_board_reference|Cartridge board]]
* [[Hardware_misc|Misc]]
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* [[:File:neswires.jpg|RF Famicom wiring diagram]] (many parts also applicable to NES)
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* [[Errata]]: Hardware bugs and quirks
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==== Miscellaneous ====
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* [[Vs. System]]
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* [[CIC lockout chip]]
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* [[Myths]]
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* [[PRG RAM circuit]]
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* [[Implementing Mappers In Hardware]]
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* [[Visual circuit tutorial|Tutorial on reading circuits in Visual 6502/2A03/2C02]]
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* [[MOD RF|RF modulator board]]
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* [http://console5.com/wiki/Nintendo_NES-001 Nintendo NES-001] on Console5
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=== File format reference ===
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* [[iNES]]
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** [[NES 2.0]]
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* [[UNIF]]
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* [[NSF]]
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* [[FDS]]
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* [http://old.smwiki.net/wiki/IPS IPS]
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=== Emulation reference ===
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* List of NES [[emulators]]
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* [[Emulator tests]]
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* [[Game bugs]] - games that display buggy behavior on the actual hardware
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* [[Tricky-to-emulate games]]
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* [[Sprite overflow games]] - games which use the [[PPU_sprite_evaluation#Sprite_overflow_bug|sprite overflow bug]] of [[OAM]]
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* [[Colour-emphasis games]] - games which make use of the colour emphasis bits of $2001
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* [[Colour $0D games]] - games which use the infra-black colour $0D.
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* [[Expansion audio games]] - Famicom games that use extra audio hardware.
  
 
=== Notes ===
 
=== Notes ===
* Every major category containing many sub section have a printer friendly link beside their name.
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* All content refer to the NTSC system unless otherwise specified
  
* The wiki will use a wide range of well known acronym to make your reading shorter and simpler. If some acronym are still new to you, especially if you're just starting nes development, you can refer at any time to the [[nes_glossary|nes terms glossary]].
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=== External links ===
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* [http://console5.com/wiki/Nintendo_NES-001 NES-001 (frontloader)] and [http://console5.com/wiki/Nintendo_NES-101 NES-101 (toploader)] Control Deck PCB maps on Console5 TechWiki

Latest revision as of 23:42, 19 November 2018

This page lists all major hardware reference divided by categories in their simplest form. From this list, you can drill down to a more specific section of the selected category.

General

Hardware reference

Miscellaneous

File format reference

Emulation reference

Notes

  • All content refer to the NTSC system unless otherwise specified

External links