Manhole

 

Manhole

Front
MH-06_Front.jpg (138179 bytes)

Back
MH-06_Back.jpg (123134 bytes)

Sides
MH-06_Side.jpg (34748 bytes)

MH-06_Edge.jpg (19872 bytes)

General:

Date of Release: 29th January 1981

Model Nr: MH-06
Acronym: ManHole
Rating: DC3V 0.0002W
Battery: LR43 (or SR43) x 2
Manufactured: Japan
Sold: Between 250,000-1,000,000 Worldwide
Nr. of players: 1
Lives: 3
Modes: Game A & Game B
Controls: Upper Left, Upper Right, Lower Left and Lower Right Buttons.
Other Buttons: Game A, Game B, Time, ACL & Alarm

Game-Play:

Manhole is a game in which you have to help the people over the water by moving a manhole cover under them.

Game differences:

Game B requires more coordination, technique and timing.

Trivia:

Maximum score is 999 and when the score reaches 300 all miss marks will clear and if no misses are recorded all points are awarded double score until a miss is made.

Cheats and tricks:

Keep moving!!!!!

Points:

When pedestrian passes each manhole without falling into the sewage, a point is scored.

Misses:

When a pedestrian falls into the sewage a miss is scored. Three misses and the game is over.

Other notices:

If you hold in Game A or Game B key the highest previous score will be displayed. If the unit is left as it is after game is over, time display will appear in about four minutes. A game is not interrupted even if TIME key or other game keys are depressed during game playing. Pressing ACL switch or removing batteries erases high score from memory.

 

 

 

Game

Statistics

Front
MH-06_Game_Front.JPG (63571 bytes)

Back
MH-06_Game_Back.JPG (62565 bytes)

Dimension:

 

95 mm (W)
63 mm (H)
11.5 mm (D)

 

Net Weight:

 

55g (Including Batteries)

 

Accuracy of Clock:

 

Average daily differential within +/- 3 secs. (under normal temperature)

 

Working Temperature:

 

10C - 40C (50F - 104F)

 

Life of the Battery:

 

Approx. 6 months

 

Alarm-Set Sign:

 

Bell

 

Alarm-On Sign:

 

Alarm lady swings bell when alarm is on

 

Hi-Score:

 

Game A - 4 by Torsten Lindh
Game B - 2 by Torsten Lindh

To see the high scores please go HERE

 

Issue Differences (click to enlarge pictures)

The table will show how to tell the different Issues that were made:

N/A

The battery covers seem to have a number on the back, but they seem to vary a lot and I won't even speculate what the difference is.

 

Box Variations (Click to enlarge):

CGL Futuretronics
MH-06_Front_CGL.jpg (120613 bytes) MH-06_Back_CGL.jpg (86517 bytes)

 

 

N/A

 

Pocketsize Ji21
 

N/A

 

MH-06_Front_Ji21.jpg (120236 bytes) MH-06_Back_Ji21.jpg (126520 bytes)

 

Tric O tronic VideoPoche
MH-06_Front_TricO.jpg (113336 bytes) MH-06_Back_TricO.jpg (106841 bytes)

 

MH-06_Front_VP.jpg (83120 bytes)

 

Mego/Time-Out Carded
 

N/A

 

 

N/A

 

Mini Classic Other
 

N/A

 

 

N/A

 

 

Game Variations:

CGL Futuretronics
MH-06_Game_CGL_Front.JPG (64348 bytes) MH-06_Game_CGL_Back.JPG (61376 bytes)

 

 

N/A

 

Ji21 Mego
 

Picture Wanted

 

 

N/A

 

 

Battery Cover

Front

 

Back

Manhole_MH-06_BC_Front.jpg (49786 bytes)
Click to enlarge
Manhole_MH-06_BC_Back.jpg (51632 bytes)
Click to enlarge

 

Shipping Box:

Picture Wanted
Fits 10 games

 

Instructions (English):

Manhole_MH-06_Page1.jpg (61441 bytes)

Manhole_MH-06_Page2-3.jpg (112754 bytes)
Page 1                                                    Page 2
Manhole_MH-06_Page4-5.jpg (102339 bytes)
Page 3                                                    Page 4
Manhole_MH-06_Page6-7.jpg (85906 bytes)
Page 5                                                    Page 6
Manhole_MH-06_Page8.jpg (36606 bytes)
Back

 

Instructions (Japanese):

Manhole_MH-06_JAP_Page1.jpg (18770 bytes)
Front Page

Pictures Wanted of rest of the instructions.

Instruction Variations:

Ji21 tricOtronic
MH-06_Page1_Ji21.jpg (73391 bytes) MH-06_Page8_Ji21.jpg (87229 bytes)

 

MH-06_Page1_TricO.jpg (69295 bytes) MH-06_Page8_TricO.jpg (52907 bytes)

 

VideoPoche Mego
 

Picture Wanted

 

 

N/A

 

English (for the Japanese sold games) CSA (French)
 

Picture Wanted

 

 

N/A

 

 

Other Paperwork: