Re: [stella] Pokey Mod For A 2600

Subject: Re: [stella] Pokey Mod For A 2600
From: "Mike St. Clair" <mstclair@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 10:46:01 -0400 (EDT)
On Sat, 18 Oct 1997 crackers@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> Anyone got any information on how exactly activision implimented the
> pokey chip in the Pitfall][ cart?

There is no pokey in a P][ cart.  The custom sound chip doesn't even put
out analog audio like a pokey does, and the 2600 doesn't even have the
analog line in on the cart slot like the 7800 did, at least from what I

If my understanding is correct, the P][ sound chip just generates chains
of numbers for a given input parameter corresponding to a note.

Or something like that =)

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