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Kiosk Multiplexer The electronic brains behind the large kiosk displays used in stores to sell Mattel Electronics’s Intellivision games and consoles. This deep-dive video covers a lot of material. This video is the culmination over almost 1 year of research including dumping and disassembling the ROM code as well as working out the schematic. Reverse Engineering documentation is located here: Mattel Kiosk Multiplexer Reverse Engineering Notes - 2020-03-11.pdf https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UDeJS-M6uQRu5MVHvmfKoLmsXHp4RZuBjOPrJtoSaD4/edit?usp=sharing The schematic has been worked out. Kiosk Multiplexer Schematic v2.pdf Here is some of the reference material used is the research: “Intellivision Store Display” video by Trade-N-Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oJyhXORYpc “Mattel Intellivision Kiosk Demonstration” video by cylonrdr: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW4O57cOiuQ Papa Intellivision main site: https://papaintellivision.com Papa Intellivision document that briefly mentions POP hardware: https://papaintellivision.com/pdfs/CCF10232011_00026.pdf I would like thank @intvnut, @decle, and the owner of the Rev B Kiosk Multiplexer for their help in this project. Mattel Kiosk Multiplexer Reverse Engineering Notes - 2020-03-07.pdf Kiosk Pre-1982 ROM and Disassembly.zip
I thought i'd post some pics of the Atari Lynx themed night i organized at this months @RetroTuesday club meet-up as i know people appreciate ComLynxing. Got a few Melbourne Lynx collectors together for some ComLynx action as well as introducing McWill's fantastic LCD and VGA mod to fellow Lynx lovers The biggest surprise of the night is just how SUPERB the Lynx graphics look up on a projector! Everyone was blown away! The pics really don't do it any justice. This served great for Single Player BMX High Score challenges on the big screen As always, full 6-player Checkered Flag and 8-Player Slime World's were the favourite of the night. Here's a bit of a write up on each pic (hope this works with same alignment as posting...) Pic 1 - Lynx Display: I set-up my Lynx hardware and accessories for show & tell. As a side note, after a decade + of owning both CIB Atari Lynx Battery Packs (behind the Lynx Display Unit), i notice they are different language variants Pic 2 - Lynx tub: I brought with me my Lynx library, though most were untouched as everyone wanted to ComLynx. Pic 3 - ComLynx sets: i never take my Lynx's anywhere without packing these essential ComLynx sets I'm just lucky to have picked all these up when they were being sold at ridiculously low prices! Pic 4 - Lynx screens VS: a comparison pic of Checkered Flag running on a classic Lynx II screen (on the Left) vs McWill's LCD modded Lynx II (on the Right). Pictures SERIOUSLY DO NOT DO THIS JUSTICE! Pic 5 - Lynx VGA: taking turns at California Games BMX on the projector. The picture quality was better than anyone could have hoped for! Pic 6 - Slime World: a close up of McWill's LCD screen modded Lynx II. Isn't she beautiful?!... Pic 7 - 8P Slime World: Love, love, love this game in full 8 player ComLynx mode! Unfortunately, one guy keeps winning every time we link-up (and he doesn't even own the game ). We also tried out the Competitive mode (3?) for the first time and i was waaaay in the lead... until someone's power adapter cord came out and it froze the network Pic 8 - Lynx 6P Checkered Flag: I claimed 1st spot again in 6P mode (no drones). This is the ONLY car racing game that i am any good at - retro or current systems! I just love the simplicity of it: Left, Right, go, stop. It doesn't need to get any more complicated than that! Pic 9 - BMX Bandit: This is, without a doubt, the best i have ever gone in the BMX challenge on California Games! While the High Score of 415 may not be the highest ever, i don't think i've ever seen so many seconds left in the bag (over half a minute) after crossing the finish line! Does anyone have their scores and (especially) time left recorded for comparisons sake? I'm really curious as to how the hell i got that - especially considering i had 3 other players trying to crash into me from the start That's it. Hope you enjoyed seeing them. If anyone has pics to share of any of their ComLynx events/party's i would love to check them out!
Hi all, I just listed my original, vintage, New Old Stock (never set-up or used) ATARI Phoenix Mobile store display on eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Atari-PHOENIX-Store-Display-Mobile-NEW-Sealed-Original-RARE-Vintage-NOS/193902899445?hash=item2d258370f5:g:x3IAAOSwXQJgL62- Shipping to most countries available (North America, UK, New Zealand, etc) but please check auction listing or just ask me here if you reside anywhere else but are interested. I was hoping to have a dedicated Atari games room set up but unfortunately it did not eventuate due to space constraints. As such, I'm just now starting to let go of not just my Atari games and systems (large Lynx collection going up shortly with lots or rarities), but many Atari collectibles and memorabilia that I am starting to list as well. Good luck to anyone who is going to bid - I truly hope Phoenix gets to rise up in a good new home