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Re: Apricot Keyboard controller
07/20/19 07:21 PM

>I am having trouble with a Apricot PC I retored a few years ago.

I am guessing this is the computer being mentioned.

ACT Apricot PC/Xi

> Its looking like the
>keyboard controller has failed. Ive managed to source a replacement new old stock hd6301V1
>chip, but the original controller also has a bit of code in it that also needs to be put
>into the new chip in order for it to work. I know the MAME team also needed this bit of
>code for the emulator to work. Can anyone help with advice or point me in the right
>direction to get this bit of code and get it put into my new chip so I can again get my
>Apricot working fully again.

Search old forum threads on Bannister's site

If none of the old Apricot threads help, then ask question there and maybe link to your post here when asking question there. Probably have a better chance getting exact specific help. I don't know if there has been specific Apricot updates since several years earlier.

The issue mentioned is same thing with MAME and that is the rom for keyboard has not been dumped yet or if it already has been dumped someone would have to point to where in case rom set has been uploaded somewhere.

This is an older reference page (eventually to be closed and replaced with undumped Wiki) along with mentioned 'wanted' items MESS Wiki homepage Dumps Needed by Major Manufacturer

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