Re: [stella] Krokodile Cart prototype review

Subject: Re: [stella] Krokodile Cart prototype review
From: "Joe Grand" <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:25:13 -0800
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From: "Thomas Jentzsch" <tjentzsch@xxxxxx>
To: <stella@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 9:54 AM
Subject: Re: [stella] Krokodile Cart prototype review

> Joe Grand wrote:
>> The board layout hasn't changed in years (depending on which PCB
>> you're talking about) and have been used in thousands of carts
>> without a problem. But, maybe the components (EPROM and PLD) have
>> changed recently (I don't build the carts, AtariAge does) and are
>> drawing too much power? Could that cause it?
> Maybe you haven't read my 2nd post already. The distortion problem
> starts with the 2nd Hozer cart I have ((C)2002). Didn't Hozer once use
> different boards and then switched to yours?

Oh, I must have missed that ;)

>From what I know, he used to hand-hack each PCB (adding on the 7404 with
wires) for 2K/4K. He bought some of mine in middle 2001, but who knows when
he started using them. For Bankswitch, I think he used Chris Wilkson's
board, but I could be wrong?


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