NES 2.0 Mapper 538

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NES 2.0 Mapper 538 denotes the 60-1064-16L PCB, used for a bootleg cartridge conversion named Super Soccer Champion of the Konami FDS game Exciting Soccer.

Banks

  • CPU $6000-$7FFF: 8 KiB switchable PRG-ROM bank
  • CPU $8000-$9FFF: 8 KiB switchable PRG-ROM bank
  • CPU $A000-$BFFF: 8 KiB PRG ROM bank, fixed to bank #14
  • CPU $C000-$DFFF: 8 KiB PRG ROM bank, fixed to bank #7
  • CPU $E000-$FFFF: 8 KiB PRG ROM bank, fixed to bank #15
  • PPU $0000-$1FFF: 8 KiB unbanked CHR-RAM

Mirroring is hard-wired to Vertical.

Registers

PRG-ROM Bank switch ($C000-$CFFF?, write)

Mask: Unknown

The low nibble sets the PRG-ROM banks both for the $6000-$7FFF and $8000-$9FFF CPU address ranges according to the following table:

Value written    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
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$6000-$7FFF bank 8 8 9 9 A A B B C C D D E E F F
$8000-$9FFF bank 0 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 5 1 1 6 6 7 7

Notes

  • Save data is not retained.
  • The conversion retains all writes to the FDS sound channel registers. An emulator could provide the expansion sound channel even though the original cartridge did not.