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Galaga DIP switch settings.

There are two sets of DIP switches on the Galaga CPU board.  They are labeled
6J and 6K (6K is on top).

6J is used for setting the difficulty of Galaga. Switch 7 is not used on 6J,
the rest are as follows:

Switch #1 is used for selecting the type of 1 or 2 player games:
When this switch is OFF:
        1 Player Game:  Press the 1 player start button.
                       %w, 3, 4, or 5 fighters.
        2 Player Game:  Press the 2 player start button.
                        2, 3, 4, or 5 fighters EACH.
When switch #1 is ON:
        1 Player Game:  Press the 1 player start button.
                        2, 3, 4, or 5 fighters.
        1 Player Game:  Press the TWO PLAYER start button
                        for a ONE PLAYER game with 5, 7, 9, or 11 fighters.


      SW2  SW3
     -------------------------------------------------
      OFF  OFF    Rank "A" - Easiest level of play.
      ON   ON     Rank "B"
      OFF  ON     Rank "C"
      ON   OFF    Rank "D" - Hardest level of play.


      SW4                                    SW5
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------
      ON    Sound during ATTRACT MODE.       ON   Freeze Video.
      OFF   No sound during ATTRACT MODE.    OFF  Monitor operates normally.


      SW6                                    SW8
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------
      ON    Automatic rack advance.          ON   Coin counter one way.
      OFF   Normal operation.                OFF  Coin counter two way.


Switch bank 6K sets the number of credits, lives and lives given at certain
scores:

      SW1  SW2  SW3   (Coins per Credit)
     --------------------------------------------
      ON   ON   ON       FREE PLAY
      ON   ON   OFF      4 Coins       1 Credit
      ON   OFF  ON       3 Coins       1 Credit
      ON   OFF  OFF      2 Coins       1 Credit
      OFF  ON   ON       2 Coins       3 Credits
      OFF  ON   OFF      1 Coin        3 Credits
      OFF  OFF  ON       1 Coin        2 Credits
      OFF  OFF  OFF      1 Coin        1 Credit

 
      SW4  SW5  SW6    (Bonus ships awarded.)
                        Began with 2, 3,        Began with 5
                        or 4 fighters           fighters.
     ----------------------------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    20000       1st SHIP    30000
      ON   ON   OFF     2nd SHIP    60000       2nd SHIP   100000
                        AND EVERY   60000       AND EVERY  100000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    20000       1st SHIP    30000
      ON   OFF  ON      2nd SHIP    70000       2nd SHIP   120000
                        AND EVERY   70000       AND EVERY  120000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    20000       1st SHIP    30000
      ON   OFF  OFF     2nd SHIP    80000       2nd SHIP   150000
                        AND EVERY   80000       AND EVERY  150000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    30000       1st SHIP    30000
      OFF  ON   ON      2nd SHIP   100000       2nd SHIP   100000
                        AND EVERY  100000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    30000       1st SHIP    30000
      OFF  ON   OFF     2nd SHIP   120000       2nd SHIP   120000
                        AND EVERY  120000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    20000       1st SHIP    30000
      OFF  OFF  ON      2nd SHIP    60000       2nd SHIP   150000
                      -----------------------------------------------
                        1st SHIP    30000       ONE SHIP    30000
      OFF  OFF  OFF     2nd SHIP    80000            ONLY
                      -----------------------------------------------
      ON   ON   ON        NO BONUS SHIPS GIVEN WITH THIS SETTING
     ----------------------------------------------------------------


      SW7  SW8     (Number of fighters to start with)
     ----------------------------------------------------------------
      ON   ON       2 Space Fighters
      ON   OFF      3 Space Fighters
      OFF  ON       4 Space Fighters
      OFF  OFF      5 Space Fighters


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