392Re: [Tomy Tutor ] Re: Tomy Tutor/Pyuuta joypad pinout?
- Jul 20 10:13 AM
> It's worth a shot, but it depends on the system and it depends onWere these all tunable to 2/3, or 3/4?
> the TV. I've had success with a few Japanese systems like the Pyuuta
> Jr., Cassette Vision, and Super Cassette Vision. All of those work
> on channels 95 or 96. But my Famicom won't work on any channel for
> some reason, and I ended up having to mod it to output composite.
> Also, for reference: The Pyuuta Jr. appears to run fine off USI'm too antsy to do that with my Japanese systems, though, especially
> power. Japanese stuff tends to run a bit hot on our power, but I've
> yet to have any problems with power supplies blowing out or
> anything. And I've tried with quite a few Japanese systems, like the
> X68000 and FM Towns and X1 and MSX and so on. I've been running my
> MSX off US power for over a year now and it still works fine and
since they were imported at considerable cost. The $30 I spent for a fuse
protected 100<->117 transformer at Fry's seemed very inexpensive insurance.
I'm also not sure what this would do to the power supplies long term running
them at USA mains voltage.
> > Fortunate that the Pyuuta has composite output. By the way, any chance ofThat would be fabulous. Pictures would be excellent.
> > seeing the internals of the Pyuuta Jr? I'd like to see how the ROMs are
> > laid out.
> Sure, will do. I intend to take it apart to look at the joystick
> ports anyways.
> > Does it only allow GRAPHIC, or does it have BASIC (I can't imagineGood point, I'd forgotten about that. You can control GRAPHIC mode with
> > how, but ...) Is there any GBASIC support?
> I'll check again tonight, but I'm pretty sure the only option is
> GRAPHIC. Speaking of which, do you know if graphic can be controlled
> via joystick?
> And speaking of joysticks, now that I think about it I'm pretty sure
> the TI-99/4a joysticks aren't completely compatible with the Pyuuta,
> because the TI-99 sticks only have one button rather than two.
> Perhaps it does work but with just one button, but I'm going to do a
> little more research on it before I plug the TI-99 sticks in. I
> don't want to burn the port out or anything, so I'm going to at
> least ensure that the ground pins are in the same place.
the joystick, although the keyboard is needed to switch modes and select
colours. I don't know how the Pyuuta does it, but it's probably done with
the console buttons. I'd like to hear what you discover.
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