Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

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Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby pubjoe » March 18th, 2017, 9:01 am

Can someone help me with my dead 3 Wonders? I think it's suicided. Tbh I'll probably sell it, but it's a bit useless atm.
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby yosai » March 18th, 2017, 9:21 am

Do you want to replace the kabuki with a Z80 and some modified EPROMs?

Edit,

Actually the CPS1 board doesn't use the Kabuki. If it's this procedure you'll just need an EPROM programmer and a scapel.

http://www.arcadecollecting.com/dead/

If no one else offers I'll do it for you but it will probably be towards the end of April.
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby spmbx » March 18th, 2017, 9:37 am

The kabuki programmer by that guy here on the forums whose nickname i forgot arcadehacker was later expanded to support cps1 etc.

viewtopic.php?f=26&t=31617&p=434350
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby yosai » March 18th, 2017, 10:39 am

I wasn't aware of that. It's a much better solution. :thumbup:
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby nem » March 18th, 2017, 1:53 pm

I have the programmer and I also have a dead 3 Wonders. I probably should get around to trying it one day :roll:

For the record, the programmer cost like 10 euros in parts.
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby idc » March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 am

spmbx wrote:The kabuki programmer by that guy here on the forums whose nickname i forgot arcadehacker was later expanded to support cps1 etc.

And CPS2. :awe:
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby pubjoe » March 23rd, 2017, 12:27 am

Thanks for the offer Lee.

Nem, thanks. €10? I didn't expect it'd be that cheap to build. Cheaper than the postage of a board to Finland and back anyway. :think:
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby leonardoliveira » March 23rd, 2017, 2:23 pm

The battery used at the C-Board on CPS1/CPS1 dash is much better, very unlikely to leak, contrary to the big battery on CPS dash sound board (kabuki) or CPS2 which leak fairly often.

I wouldn't mind using a battery backed CPS-B-21 but I would get rid of the kabuki battery...
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby Layer » March 25th, 2017, 6:45 pm

If you have an eprom programmer and still waiting for Arcadehacker's kit, I can provide decrypted (dessuicided) program roms for the version you have.
I have decrypted all the versions some time ago with the right priority and layers masks values, as Three Wonders sets posted @The Dead Battery Society web page are buggy, except the US one.
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby nem » March 25th, 2017, 7:48 pm

I'd definitely be interested in that if I can't get the programmer to work!
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby Layer » March 25th, 2017, 10:29 pm

Which version do you own ? US, Japanese, world set 1, set 2 ?
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby nem » March 26th, 2017, 1:18 pm

World version, no idea which set. I'll have to double check.
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby zak » March 27th, 2017, 12:12 am

My 3 Wonders died 2 months ago too :cry:
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby Layer » March 27th, 2017, 8:02 am

nem wrote:World version, no idea which set. I'll have to double check.


Ok, check your revision. When the game starts, you will see your revision displayed after RAM/ROM checks.

910520 is set 1, you can see the letter A applied on each program rom' eprom label.

I have uploaded both World (910520 and 910513) here : http://mega.nz/#!AkFE0Aba!GUlLPSWJaDhc6 ... sM-v-ERrm0
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Re: Anyone have a Kabuki programmer for my dead Three Wonders?

Postby nem » March 27th, 2017, 2:16 pm

Excellent, thank you!

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