Picocomputer 6502

The Picocomputer explores retro computing and game development by bridging the void between genuine 8-bit hardware and modern devices.

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Key Features

  • 64KB of System RAM

  • 64KB of Extended RAM

  • VGA Graphics

  • 8-channel Stereo Sound Generator

  • USB for Keyboard, Mouse, and Gamepads

  • 100% through-hole


The RP6502 chipset comes in two parts. The RP6502-RIA is an interface adapter that connects to a 6502 much like CIA, VIA, and ACIA devices. The RP6502-VGA is an optional video chip that connects to the RP6502-RIA. Both of these are simply Raspberry Pi Picos with the RP6502 firmware.