Cartridge slot cleaning is one of my favourite adventures to embark on. This applies to many other consoles that are cartridge based. Just be sure to not get any extra fluff off your paper towel into the cartridge slot, that’s … 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
Those long time listeners out there might remember this photo of a hole that was blown in the S-MIX chip on the SNSP-CPU-1CHIP-02 mainboard I had a while back. Well good news, I got a chance to revisit the issue … Continue reading
In this video we replace C59 on the PAL SNES mainboard SNSP-CPU-01. The only noticeable difference between the SNSP-CPU-01 and SNSP-CPU-02 is that the SNSP-CPU-02 has a bipolar / non-polar cap at C59. So we replace that lone capacitor in … Continue reading
Ever wondered what that green line is? Not everyone has it, just a few of us. This video goes on and on and doesn’t actually solve anything, although we do rule out one thing – the voltage regulator. You have … Continue reading
A little overview of where my console collection is at as of August 2016. I’m currently on a mission to downsize the collection to one console from each generation, from each major player in the 1990s / early 2000s.
So … Continue reading
Capacitors, there’s nothing more fun than replacing capacitors. As a result I’m on the hunt for the following capacitors from my local friendly Element14 / Farnell. TeraDrive power supply is on the list as are four Super Nintendo / Super … Continue reading