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Arcade system board

An arcade system board is a dedicated computer system created for the purpose of running video arcade games. Arcade system boards consist of a main system board with any number of supporting boards; the earliest non-microprocessor based arcade system boards were designed around codeless state machine computers with the main board and any support boards consisting of discrete logic circuits comprising each element of the game itself. The next generation of arcade system boards, with the inclusion of microprocessor based technology, incorporated the game program code directly on the main system board via game code stored in ROM chips mounted on the main board. Arcade system boards, including the DECO Cassette System, SNK's Neo-Geo, Capcom's CPS-2, Sega's NAOMI, separated the system board from the game program itself, akin to a home video game console and cartridge/CD/DVD/Hard Disk; this method benefitted arcade game owners. Once the system board was purchased, the owner could switch out the games at a fraction of the price and with less effort, the manufacturers could produce fewer of the costly system boards and more of the less-costly games.

The company with the record of the highest number of original arcade system boards is Sega. PONG Atari 6800 Based Atari 6502 Black & White Raster Atari 6502 Color Raster Atari 6502 Vector Atari Centipede Hardware Atari Cyberball Hardware Atari Gauntlet Hardware Atari Hard Drivin' Hardware Atari Missile Command Hardware Atari Kangaroo Atari Star Wars Vector Atari System 1 Atari System 2 Atari 68000 Based Atari DUAL 68000 Based Atari G1 Atari G42 Atari Arcade Classics Hardware Atari GX2 Atari GT Atari Cojag Atari Playstation Atari Phoenix Atari Flagstaff Atari Seattle Atari Media GX Atari Vegas Atari Denver Bally Sente Sac 1 Bally Sente Sac 2 Crystal System Capcom Commando Hardware Capcom Section Z Hardware Capcom Side Arms Hardware Capcom Tiger Road Hardware CP System CP System II CP System III Capcom Medal Cave 1st Generation Cave Variant PolyGame Master Cave CV1000B Cave CV1000D Cave PC Based Cubo CD32 DECO Cassette System DECO Laserdiscs DECO 8-bit DECO 16-bit DECO 32-bit DECO Simple 156 DECO MLC System Eolith System Eolith 16-bit Eolith Vegas Eolith Ghost eXA-Arcadia eX-BOARD FG-2 FG-3 Gaelco GAE1 Gaelco GAE2 Gaelco GG-1v Gaelco 3D Gaelco PowerVR Based Gaelco PC Based VP101 PolyGame Master PolyGame Master 2 PolyGame Master 3 IGS PC Based Incredible Technologies 8-bit Hardware Incredible Technologies 32-bit Hardware Incredible Technologies Eagle Hardware Incredible Technologies PC Based Hardware NEXUS 3D Irem M-10/M-15 Irem M-27 Irem M-52 Irem M-62 Irem M-63 Irem M-72 Irem M-73 Irem M-75 Irem M-77 Irem M-81 Irem M-82 Irem M-84 Irem M-85 Irem M-90 Irem M-92 Irem M-97 Irem M-107 Mega System 1 Jaleco Cisco Heat Hardware Mega System 32 Jaleco Tetris Plus 2 Kaneko AX System Super Kaneko Nova System Power System 2 Metro System 16 MicroProse 3D Hardware Mitchell System Nintendo Classic VS. UniSystem and VS. DualSystem PlayChoice-10 Super System Triforce Unnamed Wii-based arcade board Argus Hardware NMK 16-bit Hardware Psikyo 1st Generation Psikyo SH-2 NEO STANDARD SSV Sammy Medal Game System Atomiswave

Tire maintenance

Tire maintenance for motor vehicles is based on several factors. The chief reason for tire replacement is friction from moving contact with road surfaces, causing the tread on the outer perimeter of tires to wear away; when the tread depth becomes too shallow, the tire should be replaced. The same wheels can be used throughout the lifetime of the car. Other problems encountered in tire maintenance include: Uneven or accelerated tire wear: can be caused by under-inflation, overloading or poor wheel alignment. Increased tread wear on only one side of a tire: a sign of poor wheel alignment. Tread worn away completely: when the wear on the outer rubber exposes the reinforcing threads within, the tire is said to be bald and must be replaced as soon as possible. Sometimes tires with worn tread are recapped, i.e. a new layer of rubber with grooves is bonded onto the outer perimeter of a worn tire. Since this bonding may come loose, new tires are considered superior to recapped ones. Sometimes a pneumatic tire gets a hole or a leak through which the air inside leaks out resulting in a flat tire, a condition which must be fixed before the car can be driven safely.

Vehicles carry a spare tire mounted on a wheel rim, to be used in the event of a flat tire or blowout. Spare tires for modern cars are smaller than regular tires and should not be used to drive far before replacement with a full-size tire. A few vehicle models use conventional size spare tires. Jacks and wrenches for emergency replacement of a flat tire with a spare are included with a new car. Not included, but available separately, are hand or foot pumps for filling a tire with air by the vehicle owner. Cans of pressurized air can sometimes be bought separately for convenient emergency refill of a tire; some cars and trucks are equipped with run flat tires that may be driven with a puncture over a distance of 80 km to 100 km. This eliminates the need for an immediate tire change or calling for roadside assistance. Tires have more traction when they are bald, because there is more surface area making contact with the road; the reason regular tires have treads is to avoid hydroplaning. Stock cars driven on professionally maintained NASCAR tracks use tires without treads, with a thicker layer of rubber.

Front tires on front wheel drive vehicles, have a tendency to wear out more than rear tires. Routine maintenance including tire rotation is done periodically to facilitate uniform tire wear. There are simple hand-held tire-pressure gauges which can be temporarily attached to the valve stem to check a tire's interior air pressure; this measurement of tire inflation pressure should be made at least once a month. Accurate readings can only be obtained when the tires are'cold' -, at least three hours after the vehicle has been driven or driven less than 1/2 mile since cold - tire pressures will not be higher because of operating heat; the recommended inflation pressure is found on the vehicle's tire placard. Because of slow air leaks, changes in the weather and ambient temperature or other conditions, tire pressure will have to be corrected via the valve stem with compressed air, available at service stations. Under-inflation of tires can cause premature and uneven tire wear, excess fuel usage, carries an increased risk of explosive failure after prolonged high speed operation at high temperatures.

Overall, these factors decrease the life of a tire by up to 20%. Many vehicles have tire pressure monitoring systems, it is important for owners to have an understanding of what is safe and what is not when it comes to their tires. The three major areas to keep an eye on is the tread and air pressure of the tire. Having the correct air pressure in your vehicle's tires lets your vehicle perform in the most efficient way possible; when objects such as a screw or nail puncture a tire, it creates a small leak in the tire. This leads to under-inflation of the tire; when a tire is under-inflated, it causes the inside of the tire to heat up. This heat compromises the internal structure of the tire; when a tire is over-inflated, it wears the tread down faster, becomes more prone to catching nails or screws in the tire. The best way to check tire maintenance is to check the air pressure, because that will lead you to whatever problem your tire might have. There are several factors that may cause quicker tire wear, among them there are heavy braking and fast cornering, constant heavy cargo transportation and rough roads, improper pressure or improper maintenance.

That's why for the older vehicles, that do not come equipped with TPMS sensors, it is recommended to check tire pressure at least once a month. Tire-pressure gauge Tire-pressure monitoring system Tire IQ

Trolleybuses in Ulaanbaatar

The Ulaanbaatar trolleybus system forms part of the public transport network in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. It is Mongolia's only trolleybus system. Opened on 29 October 1987, the system was operated by about 40 ZiU-9 type trolleybuses, imported from the Soviet Union. Since 2007, newer trolleybuses have joined the fleet; the system is made up of the following lines: 2, 4, 5 and 6. The ZiU-9 type trolleybuses continue to be the mainstay of the fleet. In 2007, they were joined by several Hyundai Aero City 540 vehicles, converted from diesel power using electrical equipment removed from some of the ZiU-9s. A small number of additional ZiU trolleybuses, two AKSM trolleybuses, have been added to the fleet. Due to their strength, the trolleybuses have been nicknamed "goat carts" by Ulaanbaatar residents. List of trolleybus systems Media related to Trolleybuses in Ulan Bator at Wikimedia Commons "Trolleybus city: Ulan Bator". Trolleymotion. Ulan Bator database / photo gallery and Ulan Bator trolleybus list at Urban Electric Transit – in various languages, including English


Kadavul is a 1997 Tamil anti-theist film directed by Velu Prabhakaran. The film features Velu Prabhakaran, Arun Pandiyan, Mansoor Ali Khan and Roja in lead roles; the film, produced by H. Anraaj, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 5 December 1997. Despite having controversial themes, the film was well received; the film was released in Telugu as Shakti. Parvathi, a young woman, is a goddess believer. After a quarrel between two castes during a Hindu festival, the temple was closed off. Five years the temple reopens. Muthu and Thenmozhi are in love but they are not of the same caste. Velusamy, Thenmozhi's uncle, forces her to marry him. K. Shanmugam, a corrupt MLA, blames Thamizharasan. Thamizharasan is a revolutionary. Angry, Thamizharasan tries to kill him but fails and steals his money. In the process, Thamizharasan is injured and the prostitute Shenbagam takes care of him. Rajapandi, an atheist, propagates the non-existence of God. One day, he gets married to her accidentally. Soon, Rajapandi gets beaten by the devotees.

In anger, Rajapandi challenges God to become a human and understand the humans, God appears as a human. The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja; the soundtrack, released in 1997, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali and Ponnadiyan. In January 2018, Prabhakaran announced; the film has RR Tami Selvan, Swathy as the lead pair with Imman Annachi and veteran Seetha essaying crucial roles. Kadavul on IMDb

Jesup, Iowa

Jesup is a city in Buchanan County and only in Black Hawk County in the U. S. state of Iowa. The population was 2,520 at the 2010 census, it was named for president of the Dubuque and Sioux City Railroad. The Black Hawk County portion of Jesup is part of the Waterloo–Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area; the community of Jesup has undergone many changes in recent years. With new subdivisions, the population for the small community is on the rise due to the town's proximity to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metropolitan Area metropolitan area. Jesup's longitude and latitude coordinatesin decimal form are 42.475920, −92.062668. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.78 square miles, all of it land. The city center is located in Perry Township in Buchanan County; as of the census of 2010, there were 2,520 people, 982 households, 719 families living in the city. The population density was 1,415.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,015 housing units at an average density of 570.2 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Asian, 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population. There were 982 households of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, 26.8% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.99. The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,212 people, 861 households, 619 families living in the city; the population density was 1,318.6 people per square mile. There were 911 housing units at an average density of 543.0 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White, 0.18% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population. There were 861 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.0% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.06. In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males. The median income for a household in the city was $42,109, the median income for a family was $48,966.

Males had a median income of $32,813 versus $23,424 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,160. About 3.2% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over. Jesup has a community school; the Jesup Community School District covers a large area of Black Hawk counties. The school district includes the nearby unincorporated communities of Littleton and Shady Grove in Buchanan County, Barclay, Canfield and Spring Creek in Black Hawk County; the Jesup Community School District has three Amish schools located north of the town serving the large population of rural Amish children. The public school has an ICN room that allows students and members of the community to take college courses through Hawkeye Community College; the school's growth in recent years caused the development of plans for a new elementary, early childhood center, middle school, now completed. Ying Quartet, 2005 Grammy Award and internationally famous String quartet Bill Wagner MLB catcher from 1914–18 City website Community history City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Jesup

G├ęza von Cziffra

Géza von Cziffra was a Hungarian and Austrian film director and screenwriter. Cziffra was a Banat German in origin, born in 1900 in Arad in the Banat region, at that date in the Kingdom of Hungary, now in Romania. Cziffra made films from the 1930s onwards, at first in Hungary, from 1936 in Germany as well, where however he was more active as a screenwriter. In 1945 in Prague occupied by the Germans, he made the film Leuchtende Schatten; as adviser for the criminal police he was assigned SS-Sturmbannführer Eweler, a member of the SD and brother of the actress Ruth Eweler. After some time Cziffra banned Eweler from the studios for obstructive criticism. Shortly afterwards he was arrested and taken to the Prague Gestapo Headquarters in the Pecec Palace, where he was accused of having eaten several times in the Czech restaurant "Neumann" without using ration stamps, he was dispatched to Pankrác Prison, the remand and interrogation prison of Prague, sentenced to six months' imprisonment, beginning on 12 February.

He was released from detention on 19 April, shortly before the end of the war. In 1945 in Vienna Cziffra founded the first post-war Austrian film production company: Cziffra-Film. Principally, for preference, he made light entertainment and musical films with well-known German and Austrian actors such as Peter Alexander, Rudolf Platte, Senta Berger and Hubert von Meyerinck. Through the input of musicians like Bill Ramsey or Bully Buhlan the films progressed to being musical revues with a local Austrian slant and flavour. Cziffra worked as an actor himself, in his life published a number of books, he was married to the actress Ursula Justin. He died on 28 April 1989 in Diessen am Ammersee in Bavaria, his remains are interred in the crematorium in Munich. Gulliver's Travels The Copper, with Hans Albers Three Days Confined to Barracks Everything for the Woman A Night in Venice Villa for Sale Ball at the Savoy Where the Lark Sings St. Peter's Umbrella The Vagabonds The Green Emperor The Life and Loves of Tschaikovsky, with Zarah Leander and Marika Rökk Melody of a Great City Love Premiere Women Are No Angels The Wedding Hotel Liebe nach Noten, with Rudolf Prack and Sonja Ziemann The Queen of the Landstrasse Dangerous Guests Gabriela, with Zarah Leander Third from the Right The Man in Search of Himself A Tale of Five Cities Maya of the Seven Veils The Colourful Dream The Singing Hotel The Flower of Hawaii Money from the Air The False Adam Bandits of the Autobahn The Stolen Trousers Aunt Wanda from Uganda, with Grethe Weiser The Legs of Dolores Night Nurse Ingeborg So ein Millionär hat's schwer, with Peter Alexander and Heinz Erhardt Peter Shoots Down the Bird Crime Tango, with Peter Alexander The Adventures of Count Bobby, with Peter Alexander Junge Leute brauchen Liebe, with Cornelia Froboess and Johannes Heesters Kauf dir einen bunten Luftballon Die Fledermaus, with Peter Alexander, Marika Rökk and Hans Moser The Bird Seller, with Cornelia Froboess The Phone Rings Every Night, with Elke Sommer The Sweet Life of Count Bobby Charley's Aunt, with Peter Alexander Stolen Heaven Dschungelmädchen für zwei Halunken 1975: Goldenes Ehrenzeichen der Stadt Wien 1976: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 1985: Filmband in Gold for long and excellent work in the German film industry Tanja und ihre vierzig Männer.

Ein Roman. Wancura-Verlag, Vienna 1957 Kauf dir einen bunten Luftballon. Erinnerungen an Götter und Halbgötter. Herbig, Munich 1975, ISBN 3-7766-0708-4 Immer waren es die Frauen... Eine intime Zeitgeschichte. Herbig, Munich 1976, ISBN 3-7766-0784-X Das Beste aus meiner Witze- und Anekdotensammlung vom Film. Heyne, Munich 1977, ISBN 3-453-00739-5 Hanussen. Hellseher des Teufels. Die Wahrheit über den Reichstagsbrand. Herbig, Munich 1978, ISBN 3-7766-0879-X Tango. Roman einer Berliner Familie. Herbig, Munich 1980, ISBN 3-7766-0946-X Der Kuh im Kaffeehaus. Die goldenen Zwanziger in Anekdoten. Herbig, Munich 1981, ISBN 3-7766-1147-2 Der heilige Trinker. Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1983, ISBN 3-404-10215-0 Es war eine rauschende Ballnacht. Eine Sittengeschichte des deutschen Films. Herbig, Munich 1985, ISBN 3-7766-1341-6 Im Wartesaal des Ruhms. Begegnungen mit berühmten Persönlichkeiten wie Bert Brecht, Albert Einstein, Erich Kästner u.a.. Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1985, ISBN 3-404-10660-1 Dr Martin Ottler, Mitläufer.

Roman. Lambda-Edition, Hamburg 1988, ISBN 3-925495-25-8 Ungelogen. Erinnerungen an mein Jahrhundert. Herbig, Munich 1988, ISBN 3-7766-1500-1 Géza von Cziffra in the German National Library catalogue Géza von Cziffra on IMDb von Cziffra