Re: [stella] Compile Settings & Fun with EPROMs

Subject: Re: [stella] Compile Settings & Fun with EPROMs
From: Chris Wilkson <ecwilkso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 15:41:25 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Joel Park wrote:

> "Also, could I just take an atari cart, remove the ROM, stick in a socket,
> and run a burned eprom (of the same size as the original host cart's ROM)?"
> About this,  I believe you need an extra Hex Inverter chip to use Eproms.  I
> don't know the Tech of it,  but I'm pretty confident that you can't just
> replace the rom..  That would be way too easy.. :-)

And if it were easy, none of us would be here, right?  :)

You're exactly right, Joel.  See my other post for the particulars.


PS.  Some vintage carts used EPROMs instead of ROMs.  These already have the
inverters on the boards.  Typically a 7404 or some variant.

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