[Coladam] Timers in SmartBasic (CODE ENCLOSED)
Richard F. Drushel, Ph.D.
drushel at apk.net
Sun Aug 19 18:24:09 EDT 2007
[Richard F. Drushel, Ph.D.] spake unto the ether:
> If any programmer types see bugs, please jump in and comment.
I see not so much a bug as a design misfeature: the setup for
installing the patch code ought to look at the reserved AMERICA byte in
the OS7 (ColecoVision) ROM, to determine whether it's a North American
ADAM (with line frequency 60 Hz) or a European ADAM (50 Hz). This code
will run too slowly on a European ADAM. The check value for 60th of
seconds really should be either 60 or 50.
I can't find the memory location for AMERICA via Google, and
my docs are at home :-S Daniel?
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