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calibr50: MAME ROM Information.


Cal. 50 - Caliber Fifty (c) 1989 Taito America Corp.

An overhead shoot'em up. Soldiers must destroy a variety of attacking enemies using their guns and hand grenades.


Game ID : UH

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), M65C02 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 384 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 512

Players : 2

Control : dial

Buttons : 2


Released in September 1989. Licensed to Taito America Corp. by Seta USA.

All the speech in the game are the voice of Jun Aida.


Produced by : Jun Fujimoto

Directed by : Noboru Miyamari

Screen play by : Noboru Miyamari

Based on the Novels by Viet Nam 1972.

Art direction : Mitsuhiro Takeda

Music direction : Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)

Original music composers (Goblin Sound) : Hiroshi Taguchi, Tak Suzuki, Zero Yotsumoto

Sound effects editor : Noboru Miyanari

Sound mixer / editor : Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)

Sound programmer : Noboru Miyanari

Titles : Mitsuhiro Takeda

Hardware designer : Nobuyuki Nonaka

Custom chip designed by Digital Magic Lab.

Programmer : Noboru Miyanari

Character designers : Mitsuhiro Takeda, Asako Kumura, Miyuki Kasajima

Background designer : Tomokazu Sunaga

Special effects : KII System

Controller designers : Yoshikazu Ikegai

Assemblers : Akihiro Aranaga, Toshio Sasho and many others

Marketing : Tohru Ishikawa, Yasuhiro Ota

Parts department : Mikio Harada, Masayuki Iwata

Graphic tools designed by : Hiroyuki Watanabe

Development system designed by : Keiji Ishikawa


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive


Machine's picture.

Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b5 [Luca Elia]

0.37b1 [Luca Elia]

Artwork available


- 0.143u2: Brian Troha implemented coin mode 1 & 2 for Caliber 50 and added DIP locations. Added dipswitches 'Licensor Option' and 'Coinage Type'.

- 29th December 2010: Mr. Do - Kiltron's still pumping bezels out, with his newest contribution of Caliber 50.

- 0.133u3: Corrado Tomaselli verified clocks and Vsync on Caliber 50. Changed game to mono sound, the PCB don't have a stereo connector. Changed VSync to 57.42 Hz.

- 16th November 2008: Guru - I recently picked up a pile of junk for spares and repairs from a local friend. It turned out there was quite a bit of interesting stuff in this lot. As far as I can make out, I got Caliber 50 (Seta).

- 0.65: Nicola Salmoria fixed sound in Caliber 50, Sokonuke Taisen Game and Blandia.

- 0.37b9: Changed M65C02 CPU2 clock speed to 2MHz.

- 0.37b5: Luca Elia added Caliber 50 (Athena / Seta 1989).

- 6th July 2000: Luca Elia added Thundercade, Caliber 50, Dragon Unit and Blandia to the Seta driver.

- 0.37b1: Luca Elia added Caliber 50 (Testdriver).


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 4992 kb / 13 files / 2.04 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="calibr50" sourcefile="seta.c">
              <description>Caliber 50</description>
              <manufacturer>Athena / Seta</manufacturer>
              <rom name="uh002001.u45" size="262144" crc="eb92e7ed" sha1="2aee8a7bce549ef7d7b35d1c248ebbdbc906e38d" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uh002004.u41" size="262144" crc="5a0ed31e" sha1="d6ee7654354ac9f1dc7add1ef9f68a147b6f2953" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="uh001003.9a" size="65536" crc="0d30d09f" sha1="8a48511b628e85b72fda0968d813f4faebd0c418" region="maincpu" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="uh001002.7a" size="65536" crc="7aecc3f9" sha1="2454d9c758fa623d4d81a9230871b67d31d16cef" region="maincpu" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="uh001005.u61" size="262144" crc="4a54c085" sha1="f53ff257ce3d95f945a6befcfb61f1b570f0eafe" region="sub" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="uh001006.ux2" size="524288" crc="fff52f91" sha1="fd7807e9a8dd5a88df1fcd13746b44a33adbc0fa" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uh001007.ux1" size="524288" crc="b6c19f71" sha1="eb8bbaeaf4af07e178100ff16b228b537aa36272" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="uh001008.ux6" size="524288" crc="7aae07ef" sha1="1db666db20efce1efe5b5769b8e3c78bbf508466" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="uh001009.ux0" size="524288" crc="f85da2c5" sha1="d090e49b3a897729c7fb05f9386939448fe1d3d9" region="gfx1" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="uh001010.u3x" size="524288" crc="f986577a" sha1="8f6c2fca271fed21a1c04e93c3f50dc41348ae30" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uh001011.u50" size="524288" crc="08620052" sha1="e2ab49dbabc139e6b276401340085ccab1ae3892" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="uh001013.u60" size="524288" crc="09ec0df6" sha1="57c68d05074ea4a1e133be2ce6e25c594f04a712" region="x1snd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uh001012.u46" size="524288" crc="bb996547" sha1="0c8f570ef4454b10a023e0c463001c22a8cf99cd" region="x1snd" offset="80000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="M65C02" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="x1snd" name="X1-010" clock="16000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="384" height="240" refresh="57.420000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="4095" sensitivity="15" keydelta="15"/>
              <dipswitch name="Copyright / License" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Seta (Japan only)" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Seta USA / Romstar" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Seta / Taito" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Seta USA / Taito America" value="1" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="Easiest" value="768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="256" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Score Digits" tag="DSW" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="1024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Display Score" tag="DSW" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4096" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Erase Backup Ram" tag="DSW" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8192" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Licensor Option" tag="DSW" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="Option 1" value="16384" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Option 2" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage Type" tag="DSW" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Coin Mode 1" value="32768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Coin Mode 2" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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