PAL Vic II chip drop in not working

Caution: Non registered users only see threads and messages in the currently selected language, which is determined by their browser. Please create an account and log in to see all content by default. This is a limitation of the forum software.


Also users that are not logged in can not create new threads. This is a, unfortunately needed, counter measure against spam. Please create an account and log in to start new threads.

Don't Panic. Please wash hands.
  • I had an NTSC setup that was working fine, except for the screen scramble issue. I purchased a PAL vic II chip and dropped it in and all I get is a greyscale screen and no cursor are there other chips I need to replace to run a pal setup? I have a PAL compatible SONY pvm

  • I can only guess this is about the C64RMK2 - please post in the correct subforum :)


    Same advice as before... wiggle the IC in the Socket a bit, the pins are corroded eventually.


    Also, no cursor may be a sign of bad CIA1 - perhaps swap the CIAs against each other. If you DO get a cursor with the NTSC VICII you have, then this PAL VICII might be bad.


    Please also tell what the output of the remote menu says under chip detection