In this video I blank and burn an EPROM using a dump I took of the BIOS from the Sega Aiwa Mega-CD. We also get to test out if the trace repairs I did a while back actually work. Is … Continue reading
You don’t need no stinkin’ boombox to play Mega Drive games, just a hacked up 5V 1A+ power supply. In fact, you could probably do it with less than 1A!
So you’ve got an Aiwa Mega-CD and you want to … Continue reading
Zip, zap and away! Just solder in a holder and…. well mine didn’t have enough clearance, but maybe yours does! Good to bring the save game section of your cartridge back to life. Let’s face it, your old saves weren’t … Continue reading
Since the rev 2 mainboard (02-01 board) is the only mainboard that has flow on power to the Game Unit section at the moment (possibly a faulty switch – still investigating!) – we turn to it to test both the … Continue reading
Came across a few problems on this one, never fear there are always more parts on order. One day these units will shine with perfection. Well maybe not exactly perfection, but they’ll function alright!… Continue reading
Discovered I was shipped a wrong value capacitor by Element 14. Same physical size, but not same electrical properties! Lucky I decided to bump it to 16V or I may have never noticed. Would it have made a difference in … Continue reading