PIC microchips 12C508, 12C508A, 12C509, 12C509A, 12F508, and 12F629 are all cross-compatible as they have the same pinout as each other.
– SCPH-7502 / PU-22
Am I missing any models? Send me a message … Continue reading
Before installation, be sure to either cover the bottom of the circuit board with electrical tape or place electrical tape on the metal shielding where the chip will sit.
– Sega Saturn Disassembly Model Identification
– Phantom Universal Model 1 … Continue reading
Nobody likes a gaming console that can’t game. The Sony PlayStation 1, Sega Mega Drive 2, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Xbox and more all have recurring issues from the physical stress of inserting and removing figure-8 power cables.
Over time these … Continue reading
Xeno GC, this bad boy had been sitting around for a long time! The installation isn’t actually that bad. I’ll eventually do a video of the install as I have another GameCube to chip. It allows the use of full … Continue reading
Using the power of digital callipers and third party power supplies… too bad I didn’t have a first party power supply on hand. That’s probably why my inner barrel of the PAL unit was off by 0.1mm.
Super Nintendo (PAL)… Continue reading
Previously, way back in August 2016, I posted about having power supply problems on my Sega TeraDrives.
I had considered falling back onto a PSU replacement if replacing parts blindly failed. As it turned out this was the plan I … Continue reading
I decided to have a look around for an alternative to WordPress. I must admit I do have a tendency to do this from time to time. Anyway, enter Ghost. No php, just pure js built for the new … Continue reading
Pulled from NesDev.com –
“Hi, you can use the MBM29F033C from Fujitsu to write AM29F032B since the pinout is the same.”
While I haven’t been able to test this first-hand, it should work right? I tend to use the Type … Continue reading
Just a little reminder for myself next time I am trying to find the voltages on my SMD capacitors. Back to replacing capacitors I go. Tra-la-la-la-la-li! 🙂… Continue reading
I finally got around to doing some soldering on a somewhat faulty Mega Drive 2 I had lying about. Now I took the schematic from gieskes.nl but noticed that there were two VSS / VCC lines into the 40 pin … Continue reading