Re: MOS 8565 VIC-II

From: Laze Ristoski (
Date: 2003-04-30 16:14:08

> It just occurred to me that even some VIC-20 video chips produce these
> sparkles.  Pasi Ojala has such a VIC-20.  Also, on some VIC-20s, the
> colour
> index 1 is completely white, while in others (including mine), it is more
> like light gray.

Have to test my VIC-20. I've only turned it on once, so
I don't know much about it. :)

> Have you tried different power supplies?

Not really. But it isn't the power supply. I have tested all of
my C64s with the same power supply, and except for these
two, every other worked normally.

> Or could the delay circuit for
> the RESET line be failing?

That's possible too.

> That would be the 556 chip in earlier board
> revisions; I don't know about the BN/E board or its immediate predecessor.

Maybe it's intergrated in the big chip. Well, maybe. :)


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