Faulty BBC Master 128 - part 4

Started digging into the broken BBC Master 128 I have. Previously I’d replaced a failed Video ULA, which at least got the right clock signals in the right places. This time around I observed that the /IRQ input pin was stuck low on the CPU - ie, an interrupt was being generated. That signal appears on the 6850 (IC45 pin 7), the user 6522 VIA (IC6 pin21), the system 6522 VIA (IC8 pin 21), and the custom memory controller IC (IC20 pin 29)....

May 8, 2023 · 3 min · 565 words · TassieBob