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The Action! cartridge itself has gone through a couple of changes since its first appearance in August 1983. You can tell which version you have by using the "?" (display memory) command in the monitor to examine cartridge address $BOOO. To jump into the monitor simply press SHIFT & CONTROL & M to jump into the monitor in ACTION! If this byte equals $31 hex, you have the original Version 3.1. A value of $33 indicates Version 3.3, in which a number of minor 3.1 bugs have been corrected. The final version is 3.6 ($36 at $BOOO), which should be ready soon after you read this. OSS has always been very good about maintaining their products, so you shouldn't have any trouble getting an upgrade if you need one. Consult OSS for prices and availability.
The ACTION! cartridge itself has gone through a couple of changes since its first appearance in August 1983. You can tell which version you have by using the "?" (display memory) command in the monitor to examine cartridge address $BOOO. To jump into the monitor simply press SHIFT & CONTROL & M to jump into the monitor in ACTION! Then type "?$B000" and hit RETURN. ACTION! should now show the content of the $B000 register. If this byte equals $31 hex, you have the original version 3.1. A value of $33 hex indicates version 3.3, in which a number of minor 3.1 bugs have been corrected. The final version is 3.6 ($36 hex at $BOOO). The following two pictures show this in detail.
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[{Image src='Action_version1.jpg' width=407 height=85 }]
ACTION! - monitor mode with typed in "?$B000"\\
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[{Image src='Action_version2.jpg' width=526 height=63 }]
ACTION! - monitor mode result after typed in "?$B000" ; here version 3.6 was in use
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