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SNES Burn-In Test Cart

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Title Screen

SNES Burn-In Test Cart

Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: SNES

GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
SoundIcon.png This game has unused sounds.

The SNES Burn-In Test Cart is one of around four discovered cartridges once used by Nintendo World Class Service to test and diagnose problems with the SNES and controllers including the Super Scope and Mouse (the SNES Test Program being another). used in conjunction with Super Nintendo Counter Tester.

This test cart is also well-known for containing an official 16-bit rendition of the Zelda II title theme.

Download.png Download SNES Burn-in Test Cart (Rev. D)
File: SNES Burn-in Test Cartridge (Rev. D).rar (172 KB) (info)
To do:
Document unused graphics and fonts from the SNES Test Program.

Unused Music

Two unused songs can be found within the Super Scope Test bank.

Super Scope Test

An original song, purpose unknown.

What appears to be an early version of "Mole Patrol" from Super Scope 6.

Unused Jingles

Controller Mouse Test

Present in the Controller/Mouse Test bank.

Super Scope Test

Present in the Super Scope Test bank.

Unused Sounds

Controller Mouse Test

Present in the Controller Test/Mouse bank.

Sound Module Test

Three sound effects that aren't heard anywhere in the Sound Module Test/Burn-In Test.

Super Scope Test

Present in the Super Scope Test bank.

Unused Voice Sample

A sample of someone saying "sumimasen ne" ("I'm sorry") is present in the Super Scope Test bank. Purpose unknown.

Early Super Mario World Graphics

SNESBurnInTestCart-Unused SMW Graphics.png

Much like the SNES Test Program, the Burn-In Test Cart ROM contains a handful of early Super Mario World graphics. Only the Small Mario, Bullet Bill, Podoboo, Star, Mushroom, Fire Flower, and OBJTEST sprites are actually used, though.

Software Engineer Credit


Holding L + R on Controller 1 on the Mouse Test menu will bring up "KHANH LE", the name of the programmer.

(Source: nensondubois)