Re: GS64 needs repair

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2012 20:45:47 +0100
Message-ID: <>
On 12/08/2012 07:45 PM, wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a Games System that is not working correctly.
> It will start-up using the 4 games cartridge for the GS. I can see the
> games menu, but I have problems with selecting the game. The joystick will
> go only once down, after that it will not go down or up. I can use the
> fire button to select the game. In the game I have also problems with the
> joystick. Sometimes with up, sometimes with right.
> I also tried a Final Cartridge 3, this time I can go up or down and fire
> but not to the right.
> First thing I did was to desolder the two 6526's. Put two sockets in and
> put two other 6526 in the sockets. Strangely there was no difference.
> I tried several 6526's but no improvement.
> Can anybody give a hint in what to do next?

Could be the filters next to the joystick ports. They are named 'EMx'. 
Check if none of them are shorting the port pin to ground but all of 
them are connecting their port pin to the CIA port.


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