Badlands Virtual Library - Images and information on the major components

Badlands - Owners Manual (12 pages)
Badlands - Schematics (23 pages)
Badlands - DIP Switch Settings

Badlands - ROM Images (for games with the Pioneer LD-V1000)
Badlands - ROM Images (for games with the Hitachi LD player)



Compatible Laserdisc Players - Pioneer LD-V1000 with modified EPROM (below)

Different EPROM for LD-V1000 - Konami modified the ROM of the LD-V1000 to include an extra command that enhances game play.  It allows the same scenes to play differently and adds to the random element in the game.
A standard Pioneer LD-V1000 will not work in a Badlands.  The EPROM inside the laserdisc player must be changed first.
Download the LD-V1000 ROM image modified for Badlands.
Download the standard Pioneer LD-V1000 ROM image.

Pioneer LD-V1000 - Operating Instructions (7 pages)
Pioneer LD-V1000 - Interface Guide (24 pages)
Pioneer LD-V1000 - Service Manual (81 pages)
Pioneer LD-V1000 - Schematics (27 pages)
Pioneer LD-V1000 - Cleaning the Optics (1 page)
Pioneer LD-V1000 - Changing the Laser Tube (3 pages)

Conversion Cards - The original Pioneer LD-V1000 laserdisc player is not natively compatible with any other model for a direct substitution.  Various products have been developed over the years to allow replacement/upgrade of the laserdisc player.

Dexter is the newest product.  No laserdisc player or disc is needed with Dexter.  The Dexter board is a drop-in replacement which poses as a laserdisc player and plays the video for the game digitally, from a custom file format.  Dexter accepts the original commands from the PCB through the original interface cable.  Dexter has been going in and out of production multiple times, per demand, via pre-order process only.

The LaserAce conversion card allows the game to use a variety of different Pioneer and Sony laserdisc players.  LaserAce is no longer in production.



LD-V1000 Boot Switch - A simple inexpensive way to build a switch that issues a play command to the LD-V1000 or LD-V1001.  See the LD-V1000 Boot Switch page.

Konami / Centuri (USA, 1983)
United Artists (USA, 1983)

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