A test of the DIP switch labelled SIMM CART (on SW2) located on the front of the Sega Saturn Sophia Programming Box. It switches (enables or disables) between the SIMM RAM and the cartridge slot. There appear to be some … Continue reading
VBT on Assembler Games had a go at making this work, doesn’t quite work 100% on actual hardware, seems to work in emulators though. Keep up the good work and I’ll be playing W3D in no time!
Edit: Apparently it … Continue reading
Any other console, I probably wouldn’t bother mentioning this but since it is Sophia, she gets a mention. As my SH-2 CPUS were part 171-6692B and not 171-6692D, they were missing the correct power header socket for the power cables … Continue reading
This image is a photo of the great work a Framemeister XRGB Mini can do. The remote… a little difficult to understand since my Japanese is very limited. Now, thanks to a very kind member of the System11 forums I … Continue reading
A silver medal is almost as good as gold. Never take the shortcuts, they are a LIE! Just like cake was. Unless I am getting it mixed up and the cake is real and the shortcuts are a great idea … Continue reading
For whatever reason Burnout 3 hangs and refuses to load. I’ve tried toggling all the settings in UnleashX with no success. Anyone got any ideas? In the mean time I always have Burnout Revenge, which is a personal favourite of … Continue reading
The power supply was arcing like crazy when power was connected. A little bit of a resolder / reflow with some fresh solder and it is as good as new.… Continue reading
Here’s what I soldered to flash the BIOS on my revision 1.2 or 1.3 original XBOX. We have a Winbond BIOS on this. Soldering the two points allows the BIOS to be writable, leaving us the opportunity to install a … Continue reading
This guide is by no means complete, but might have some hints if you are stuck like I was.
Soooo errr the Xbox was softmodded before I started tinkering. I attempted to TSOP flash the Winbond EEPROM BIOS chip and … Continue reading
I know I’m a bit anti-Linux in this video. Sorry Linux, I don’t hate you. I just hate when you are involved in what should have been a simple process… 🙂 At least it all comes good at the end … Continue reading