[stella] damaging the VCS

Subject: [stella] damaging the VCS
From: Glenn Saunders <cybpunks2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 11:10:03 -0800
At 11:41 AM 11/29/2001 -0500, you wrote:
This reminds me of the `POKE of Death' on the original CBM/PET
machines.. can't remember the details, but essentially, you could
fry the machine under software control..

We still haven't determined what would happen if you set the console switches register to output instead of input. Does anyone really think that would damage the 2600? I doubt it. There has got to be some form of electronic protection somewhere against that.

Glenn Saunders - Producer - Cyberpunks Entertainment Personal homepage: http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/1698 Cyberpunks Entertainment: http://cyberpunks.uni.cc

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