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by Masen
Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: Homebrew Software and Indie Games Discussion
Topic: Makaron, yet another DC emu for PC
Replies: 24
Views: 3604

Juan wrote:Seems it was a fake (really early April Fools?)
why early ? here in europe we do april fools always on the 1st ....
by Masen
Sun Nov 05, 2006 8:18 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Sega Saturn problems
Replies: 8
Views: 520

update, update ^^ it finaly works ... ^^ my picture is black/white but this is normal on a PAL TV system, when using composite instead of RGB ... i turn it on and the system ask me to select a language, as i dont have any joypads i cant select any ... but the "Access" LED is still not working could ...
by Masen
Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:42 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Sega Saturn problems
Replies: 8
Views: 520

yeah thx again ^^ i tried, but got no picture on my tv ... i also think that i damaged something by re-assembling my saturn , because the LEDs are not working correct anymore ... :? :? :? the saturn is still turning on, the disc are still spinning ... but no picture , "Access" LED not working, first...
by Masen
Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:33 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Sega Saturn problems
Replies: 8
Views: 520

yeah thank you ^^
but can you explain it in more detail, or do you have any links to tutorials or something for making own ports/cables ?
by Masen
Wed Nov 01, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Sega Saturn problems
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Sega Saturn problems

Hi, as you can read here : http://www.dcemulation.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=84601 i bought a (maybe) defect sega saturn on ebay. it is a us/ntsc one and it came without any cables and joypads. but as the power cables are the standart ones i can say that the saturn runs and the discdrive is spinning ...
by Masen
Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: playing PS2/XBOX without DVD-Drive?
Replies: 14
Views: 873

ok, thx ^^ but im still looking to find a ps2 for cheap on ebay ... last time i missed one for 5? :cry:


btw. I bought a defect SEGA Saturn on eBay ... its still not here, so I cant tell what is broken, but do somebody know page with tutorials or something for Saturn repair ???
by Masen
Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: playing PS2/XBOX without DVD-Drive?
Replies: 14
Views: 873

yeah, thx ...

im still looking on ebay for a cheap one (xbox or ps2) . But even defect ones are not that cheap. but maybe im lucky one day ^^
by Masen
Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: playing PS2/XBOX without DVD-Drive?
Replies: 14
Views: 873

Hi, first thx for all the answers. I already had the Idea that this booting from HDD would be easier on XBOX (maybe because its only a PC in a Box ^^). But I would prefere a PS2 , because of the games available for that system. (maybe I will try some Lens fixes, cleaning or something if I find one v...
by Masen
Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:35 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: playing PS2/XBOX without DVD-Drive?
Replies: 14
Views: 873

playing PS2/XBOX without DVD-Drive?

Hi, I thought about getting a used PS2 or XBOX. But even on eBay they are really expensiv (80-100? for a PS2?WTF?, i could get 4 DCs for that ^^) In fact that broken consoles go cheaper I thought to get a defect PS2 or XBOX. But repair parts are also not that cheap and I don?t know much about PS2/XB...
by Masen
Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

^^

luckely there are on the PSU text labels with plus and minus showing how the thing has to be on the board ... just for info the Text Label names this part as "RC1" ... so I will try it out once a PSU is broken ^^ dont want do damage a well working DC ^^
by Masen
Mon Jul 03, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

for real ... it was missing on the broken PSU (good that i was keeping it ^^) what now ? soldering it on ? could i damage my DC ? at least i have no need to try it because all my DCs are working ... maybe i try it when one PSU will blow up again ^^ anyway thanks a lot for helping me to figure it out...
by Masen
Mon Jul 03, 2006 1:42 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

where exactly is this Part placed ??

the first PSU wasn?t working, maybe becouse of this missing part. But i changed the PSU .
by Masen
Mon Jun 26, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

no , the DC isnt modded at all, i have changed the PSU because it was broken, this was the time ive found this part ^^ i think that this part was once soldered , but it has to be made very bad because it seems that this part didnt broked away from something (the pins are fully ok) so it must have be...
by Masen
Sun Jun 25, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

yeah, my DC works good ...

i have looked for DC Mod-Chips on Google, and they are much bigger and different from the thing ive found ...

so i don?t know ... i try to make a pic or something ...
by Masen
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Whats this ???
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Whats this ???

Hi, last time i opened my Dreamcast, a small chip/IC/wathever falled out. So i wanted to ask what this could be (i though maybe a mod chip or something). Because i can?t make a photo yet , i describe it the best i can: it?s really small (not this typical IC size) it has 4 pins this is what is writte...
by Masen
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: My DC is in a CoMa
Replies: 7
Views: 530

EDIT: yeah , u should buy a new one , or try to get a new PSU , but sometimes you can get a DC for the same price ...
by Masen
Thu May 04, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Annual Poll Forum
Topic: 2006 Voting: Favorite DC Emulator (2005 Polls)
Replies: 9
Views: 4009

first ! ^^
by Masen
Thu May 04, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Games and Software Hacking, Prototypes, and Devkits Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Dreamcast, you will be missed.
Replies: 12
Views: 839

i had a similar porblem ... but it also turned off (in my case it didn?t turned completly off , it rebooted ) when i tried to read discs . In my case it was the PSU which was broken, after I had success booting one game and played it for an hour the PSU got completly broken ... but in your case it c...
by Masen
Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: DC reboot problem
Replies: 8
Views: 601

no this fix didn?t worked ... it was the PSU which was complete broken ... i think it is this one big blue transistor which is burned ... so now I?m waiting for my PSUs to arrive ^^
by Masen
Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: DC reboot problem
Replies: 8
Views: 601

yes i know ... but i allready buyed one on ebay ... so i hope my PSUs will survive ... and i hope i wasnt some other part wich make the PSU blow up ... but because of this reboot problem the PSU had before i think it was the PSU wich was dying ^^