Aug 012010

This game was completely DOA. Checked the clock signal, all fine. Checked /RESET line of Z80, stuck low.
I replaced resistor R30 (330ohm) which is part of the Z80 reset circuit, it fell in half on removal.
The /RESET was now HIGH but all the address line were stuck.
I pulled both the Main and Sub Z80’s, both failed tests.
Also found 2 dead EPROMs. Burned 2 x 27256 eproms( a78-07 and a78-08)

All seemed to be firing up after that.

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