Aiwa CSD-EX80 vs Aiwa Mega-CD Cosmetic Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIg69IzAJec

They look like me like they were separated at birth! An initial look at the internals is promising too. Looks like we’ve found our donor boom box … Continue reading

Super Nintendo (Serial: UP12144537) Capacitor Replacement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQojKrZkvII

Replacing capacitors like-for-like with their canned brethren. No long legs here, that should make some of the purists happy! Overall it looks pretty good and is quite easy … Continue reading

Removing a SNES Cartridge Battery and TSOP40 to DIP36 Adapter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7TmJlJ4f44

Wow, two videos where I fail to solder a battery holder on a SNES cartridge. The next one will be a success – I … Continue reading

Delonghi Tasciugo DDS30COMBI Dehumidifier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMqbEGJCP5c

Why did I post this? Look at my TEFAL chip cooker video… it has more views than any of my other videos. Plus I don’t … Continue reading

Removing a Super Nintendo / Super NES / SNES Cartridge Battery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J16jDbr7zaU

Very quick and easy… normally. Nothing went right in this video and I got burnt a few times… It just goes to show not every day is a … Continue reading

Demonstration of 27C801 EPROM Cart in the Super Nintendo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alj9g9DjjsE

This was a quick video to support the previous video on AM29F032 TSOP40 flashing but got cut as I forgot about it! We run Super … Continue reading

Creating a SNES Flash Cart using a TSOP40 and a Donor Cart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV6J6cpVUfg

Here we create a SNES cart using a donor cart – either NHL 96 or World Cup Striker. We will be flashing two … Continue reading

GQ-4X Flashing EarthBound onto a TSOP40 an AM29032B EEPROM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vET3hOFtoq0

A quick video of the actual flashing process, creating the chips and adapters can be seen in the other video on making an EarthBound cartridge.… Continue reading

Sega Dreamcast Arcade Sticks Differences – NTSC and PAL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPnHoST6QGw

Why does Europe (PAL) always get the dodgier looking logo? At least we got Sea Bass Fishing on Saturn… Mystery solved!… Continue reading

Collection Dilemma – Where to Draw the Line?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRz-IRPKZgg

Where does one draw the line when collecting retro hardware and games? I also test out some of the new features (and very basic ones such as … Continue reading