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07251 Documentation Trivial Always 18 days ago 15 days ago
Tester chaneman View Status Public Platform
Assigned To chaneman Resolution Fixed OS
Status [?] Resolved Driver brkthru.cpp
Version 0.207 Fixed in Version 0.208GIT Build
Summary 07251: brkthru: Undocumented Test Mode
Description The following can be copy and pasted somewhere in the Break Thru game driver if found beneficial:

Break Thru contains a Self Test Mode not mentioned anywhere in the
manual. It is accessed by holding down both player 1 and player 2
start buttons while powering up the game. It can be accessed in
mame by holding the buttons down after the game has started then
pressing F3 to reset the game.

The Test Mode performs the following:

RAM TEST :OK or NG response
                    with pcb locations.

DIPSWITCH TEST :Allows checking of
                    settings and switch
                    operation.

CONTROL PANEL TEST :Allows testing of
                    controls.

MIX TEST :Moving images, player
                    and target object
                    circuitry.

BACK TEST :Background video
                    circuitry.

SOUND TEST :26 different sounds
                    by pressing the fire
                    button.

CHECKSUM TEST :Eprom test, OK or NG
                    response with pcb
                    location.

MONITOR TEST :Grid Pattern.

Each test can be accessed by activating Coin 1 or Coin 2.
Reset the power to the game to get out of test mode.
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No.16206
Haze
Senior Tester
18 days ago
To be fair a lot of Data East games have similar eg. it's how you find out the build version for Night Slashers.
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No.16209
Osso
Developer
15 days ago
Thanks, I added a note in the driver.