Re: [stella] EPROMs
Hmm, wonder what killed the dead one I have? I get no video at all, it could
be as simple as a dead RF modulator I suppose.
I've come across one dead console, and it appears that it was the RF. To
get started, you can swap out the top board with the switches and RF. Just
unplug the little ribbon cable on top and remove the screws. Try swapping
it out with the top board from one that works. If it is the RF, you could
do the mod to make a composite out, which is nice to have. You might also
check that the power supply plug is working since they break sometimes.
But beyond that, it's probably not worth spending too much time fixing them
since they can be found at thrift stores for cheap. I just bought another
nice 6-switch for $4 today.
The most common problem I find with consoles is that the switches are
jittery or broken. So it's good to have a non-working console for a supply
of switches and other parts.
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