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by KillerBean2
Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: What the R422 mod actually does
Replies: 5
Views: 6280

Re: What the R422 mod actually does

Well, you'd think, that's what they'd do, since that's the case with all of their previouse consoles. But I seriously think Sega went with a all-BIOS-internal-settings solution, when they designed the Dreamcast. It seems to me, that the R422 mod doesn't change a bit (so to speak) in the video settin...
by KillerBean2
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: What the R422 mod actually does
Replies: 5
Views: 6280

What the R422 mod actually does

Some people think the R422 mod is a 50/60 Hz mod, but that's definitely not true. (The scanrate is determined by the sofware in the BIOS and can't be changed without some BIOS tinkering) Most people think it makes a US/JAP Dreamcast output its video encoded as PAL, but that's only partially true. I ...
by KillerBean2
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Making your own Dreamcast mod-chips?
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

I guess I'm in for quite more work than I was hoping for :|

Especially since I know almost nothing about neither the theory behind mod-chips nor the inner workings of the Dreamcast. Just means I have a lot of googling and reading to do :D
by KillerBean2
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Making your own Dreamcast mod-chips?
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

Making your own Dreamcast mod-chips?

It seems the famous 4-wire Dreamcast mod-chip is nothing but a custom programmed Xilinx XC9536 CPLD, so I was wondering if anybody here has the WebPACK file needed to make the suckers yourself?