October 31, 2017

UMC UA6538 - Dendy (NES compatible) PPU : weekend die-shot

UMC UA6538 was a "GPU" (called PPU - "picture processing unit" at the time) of a Dendy, NES-compatible console which was very popular in Russia until late 90's. Decap was done for reverse engineering of differences vs original NES at nesdev.com.

Die size 4578x4069 ┬Ám.


Max resolution, if you really want to (288Mb).

After etching metal layers:

Max resolution, if you really want to (200Mb).