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SmartDMD and Data East did anyone try it ? i have problems

By sirlonzelot

5 years ago

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    #1 5 years ago


    did anyone run a smartdmd on a data east machine and can share his smartdmd.config ? also it would be helpful if you can let me know which Version of smartdmd you are running.

    i tried one in my tales from the crypt but it doesnt Show things right.

    i tested the smartdmd in my metallica and there it works. i also tested a Plasma in my tftc and that works too.

    so it must have something to do with the Settings or with the Software.


    #2 5 years ago

    Metallica is SAM. Did you go into the settings and set it Data East?

    #3 5 years ago

    I tried it with my WWFRR and it worked fine. As Dung mentioned make sure you have the SmartDMD.txt file set to Data East. I don't remember what number it is off the top of my head

    #4 5 years ago

    I der it to Data East, but dont work. That why i ASK to Share the Config....

    #5 5 years ago

    Here is my Config

    And Thats How it looks when i Turn on the Game

    #6 5 years ago

    Which Raspberry are you using ?

    - A, B, B+ v1.x are ok with previous SmartDmd versions (until v2014-10-06)
    - B+ only for the latest SmartDmd version (v2015-02-22)
    - The latest Raspberry v2 is not working well with Stern/Sam (some glitches on the screen). I don't know (yet) for the other games (DE,...) but I feel confident it will work well as the signals are slower.

    #7 5 years ago

    I use b, but i also have b+ in my metallica and ACdc which i can try in my tftc

    #8 5 years ago

    Problem found. All Switches on the dmd Controller board have to set to on

    #9 5 years ago
    Quoted from sirlonzelot:

    Problem found. All Switches on the dmd Controller board have to set to on

    Congratulation for finding this !

    #10 5 years ago

    After Building all back in my machine i had have the Same Problem. The Only thing that i change because of Testing was the Power suply, et voila After change it it Runs again . Crazy but True the Problem was this Power supply

    1 week later
    #11 5 years ago

    I remember needs a good PS. I bought a bunch of 2A USB adapters and they worked fine

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