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TI Business Analyst-II has TP0322. I'll document it, then decap the chip and take pics.

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I got another Football game that looks just like these 2, except it only says Football Electronic Game, without any company name. The model # on the back is the same 003201. But this one has a PIC1655 instead of a TMS1000.

I also got Mattel Soccer, which has an NSC MM4799 like Mattel Basketball- in fact, the PCBs are identical.

And Mattel Computer Chess, which has an NSC SC/MP. I haven't messed with one of these before, but I've read about them on Paul Robson's blog.

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oooh an SC/MP! the first 16 bit processor ever made!

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My bad- I did a search for the part # NSC INS8050, and the first hit I got was on Wikipedia, which said it was SC/MP. But then I found a datasheet for it, and it is a standard 8050. I assume the ROM can be dumped by using the EA input to run a program from an external ROM that writes a program to RAM that will then dump the internal ROM contents out one of the ports. But the game isn't working, so I might have to decap it and visually dump the ROM.

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MAME 0.171 later will be out this morning, here's a summary related to this thread:

New machines added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
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Coleco Electronic Quarterback [hap, Sean Riddle]
Parker Brothers Lost Treasure [hap, Sean Riddle]
Coleco Zodiac [hap, Sean Riddle]
Conic Electronic Football II [hap, Sean Riddle]

New clones added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
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Speak & Math (1980 version) [Sean Riddle, plgDavid]
La Dictee Magique (French Speak & Spell) [Sean Riddle, plgDavid]
Grillo Parlante (Italian Speak & Spell) [Sean Riddle, plgDavid]

New machines marked as NOT_WORKING
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Tiger K28/Coleco Talking Teacher [hap, Jonathan Gevaryahu, Sean Riddle, plgDavid, Kevin Horton]
Mattel Computer Gin [hap, Kevin Horton] <-- bad dump, Kevin is looking into it
Tiger K28 (model 7-230) [hap, Kevin Horton]
Coleco Head to Head Basketball (COP420L) [Sean Riddle] <-- skeleton driver, I still have to improve COP400 CPU core

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Originally Posted By seanriddle
TI Business Analyst-II has TP0322. I'll document it, then decap the chip and take pics.


I posted the TI Business Analyst-II info: http://www.seanriddle.com/tp0320.html

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Nice, it looks more 0980-alike than I anticipated smile

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Hey Hap-
Someone has figured out the formula for the date codes for Coleco Zodiac, so he's updated the tables through the year 2100. So, those that believe can actually still use it! smile I'll get that info on my website soon.

But he noticed a problem with the emulation- the power switch is a 4-position switch (Off/Horoscope/Daily Preview/Answer Mode) and he says there's no way to put it into Daily or Answer mode. (I haven't played with it myself, so not sure if he just can't find it or if it just does On/Off.) Any ideas on that? If it's missing, can it be quickly added in?

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Check the OSD menu(TAB button) -> Machine Configuration smile

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I figured it was probably in there somewhere, just didn't have the new MAME to test it with yet. smile Here's the link to his GitHub with the code and tables updated through 2100 if anyone is interested:

https://github.com/mdoege/coleco_zodiac_table

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That's actually pretty cool, astrology aside smile Glad to see some notice of the handhelds getting emulated.

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