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Cyclone music test; am I doing it right?

By SimpleSam

2 days ago



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    #1 2 days ago

    My Cyclone is not playing any music but it is playing sounds. When I do the music test, it's a bit confusing because the manual indicates that when switching to the music test, the display should read "music off". Since I don't want the music off, I'm not sure I'm doing the test correctly. When I use the credit button to select the desired music selection, no music is played on any of the music tracks. Is there a switch sequence that turns music on? Or is my music dead? Thanks,

    #2 1 day ago

    You're doing the test right. It sounds like you are having a problem with your background sound board. That board produces the music, while the MPU's sound section produces the voice and sound effects.

    #3 1 day ago

    On the left edge of the CPU board are 2 buttons. One says sound. If you push that you will hear a high tone and lower tone alternating. One is the voice circuit the other is the music. On Taxi I only had one tone, (no voice) but the music worked. For me, it took an oscilloscope and schematic tracing to discover it was a simple $1.59 op amp. I could see the missing tone entering the chip, but no output.

    #4 14 hours ago

    Thanks all. I was pretty sure I was doing it correctly but didn't want to be making a stupid mistake.

    #5 12 hours ago
    Quoted from SimpleSam:

    but didn't want to be making a stupid mistake.

    Do you have an extra hour to listen to my stupid mistakes?

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