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Old 14th Sep 2019, 1:26 pm   #2
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Default Re: Commodore 64 tape motor control

Originally Posted by McMurdo View Post
Something I've always wondered, why do some cassette programs leave the tape motor on even though the program has loaded? It just happens with certain commercial games I have. It's always done it and always specific games. Even when the end of the tape is reached and the play key flicks up, the motor still runs.
I remember my 128 used to do that when a games cartridge was plugged in.

I'm guessing some programs would trigger the tape run flag & not turn it off for some reason.
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