Re: C-64 video glitch

From: David Wood (
Date: 2002-02-12 06:44:09

Get a new vicII before yours dies completely. :)

This sounds like an internal failure in the vicII silicon; the gates that
close the border simply arent working, or arent changing the raster
generator's current color.

On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Professor Dredd wrote:

> One of my C-64s just started powering-up with a blue
> border. When I "POKE 53280,x" nothing happens. When I "POKE
> 53281,x" the border color changes with the background.
> Also, only four of the sprites are working.
> I've been using it for about a year with a 512k 1764 and
> SuperSnapshot plugged into a multi-port expanstion board.
> I've got a "heavy duty" supply on it to provide extra
> power. I have since removed everything from the cartridge
> port but it still behaves the same. 
> Can anyone offer guidance as to how I should proceed?
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