RE: sx-64 pal ntsc??

From: Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) (
Date: 2004-07-12 11:47:06

Hallo Matt,

> 1 it's ntsc the sound is faster than i am use to. 50hz here!

IMHO the 50 Hz has no influence on the sound, it only influences the RTC
inside the 6526 as this one expects a 60 HZ signal. The sound can sound
faster indeed as a NTSC C64 is slightly faster then a PAL one.

> 2 my Action Replay mk VI dosent work.. :( are the keys differnt on the
> sx64??

Should not. But it is known that the expansionbus of the SX is a bit
unreliable due to unshielded lines and a small powersupply.

> can i mod the roms or replace them with c64 ones??

Not needed.

> Or do i need to change the crystals ??

Yes, and cutting (or closing?) a line.

> and what will that do to the CRT (5" TV NTSC)

And this is the main reason why I would NOT change it; this is more then
simple soldering IMHO. Unless you have a specific reason that it should be

> thanks you for your input.

You are welcome :)

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