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by shiroh
Sat Sep 27, 2003 4:48 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: ok to use a jap psu on pal dc?
Replies: 10
Views: 233

oops i just read the topic and i got it the wrong way around i mean is it ok to use a pal psu on a jap dc which u guys have answered

but after trying the pal psu the jap dc still wont power up so i guess a component or 2 have blown on the mb...
by shiroh
Thu Sep 25, 2003 5:13 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: ok to use a jap psu on pal dc?
Replies: 10
Views: 233

ok to use a jap psu on pal dc?

my friend scored a jap dc with a blown psu from plugging straight into a 240v source

wat components are damaged? and like the topics says...
by shiroh
Sun Jun 15, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Does The Reset Fixing Problem Work
Replies: 10
Views: 8926

my 1st post in ages!!!!

all i did was solder a THIN layer of solder around the pins for a tighter fit around the contacts

pretty much garuantees the damn thing never resets again :mrgreen:
by shiroh
Fri Apr 12, 2002 7:19 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Modify jap DCcontrollers to work in an european dreamcast?
Replies: 5
Views: 554

seems to me that u either got ripped off or your controller port is forked...
by shiroh
Sun Feb 10, 2002 9:40 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: Dreamcast Broken?
Replies: 7
Views: 774

broken dc...

homer: if the fan in ur DC is broken then ur only option is to get another DC fan of the SAME kind, the DC is specific on the voltage or resistance of the fan...

maybe u can buy a broken DC but with the fan working for cheap (which was what i did) or buy a new one...
by shiroh
Sat Jan 26, 2002 8:57 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: modify the DC arcade stick to play on DC AND PSX/PS2
Replies: 4
Views: 723

modify the DC arcade stick to play on DC AND PSX/PS2

i tried soldering wires directly to the stick's circiut board but it would register as all buttons being pressed at the same time on the psx so i think it has something to do with the maple bus... the only way is to make a cut-off point on every wire make switches for EVERY button but that would res...
by shiroh
Tue Jan 22, 2002 3:11 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: modify the DC arcade stick to play on DC AND PSX/PS2
Replies: 4
Views: 723

mapple bus...

hey guys i need links to sites that have info on the mapple bus...
by shiroh
Sun Jan 20, 2002 10:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: modify the DC arcade stick to play on DC AND PSX/PS2
Replies: 4
Views: 723

modify the DC arcade stick to play on DC AND PSX/PS2

I recently purchased the DC arcade stick and when i opened it up i found it had LOTS of room for STUFF, i was thinking about putting a circiut board from a old PSX pad and wiring it up to the buttons a stick then adding a switch to change between DC and PSX. Lastly make an extra slot for the cord of...
by shiroh
Fri Jan 18, 2002 5:41 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: dead PAL DC internal fan
Replies: 19
Views: 3714

Dreamcast

well DC's are very hard to find in NZ now, a place called Gamesman still has DC's but for a hefty price of $270NZ but they have original DC arcade sticks for only $40NZ which is around $15US or so...

running off to buy 2 arcade sticks.....
by shiroh
Thu Jan 17, 2002 5:20 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: dead PAL DC internal fan
Replies: 19
Views: 3714

dc fan...

i actually put up and ad for broken DC's for NZ$25 and some guy actually called and his DC only had a prob of not working after 30mins or so so i bought and just changed the fan and everything was back to normal

i think i'm the only one from NZ lol
by shiroh
Sat Jan 12, 2002 5:54 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: dead PAL DC internal fan
Replies: 19
Views: 3714

dead PAL DC internal fan

hey guys sorry for the late reply

ventress: thanks for your generousity but i have found a replacement fan and my DC is fine now :) so u can keep it for ur saturn
by shiroh
Fri Dec 21, 2001 6:08 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: dead PAL DC internal fan
Replies: 19
Views: 3714

dead PAL DC internal fan

thanks a lot for ur efforts to help me out but i have tried what u have suggested but nothing seems to work :(

I think the DC has this feature to protect itself from overheating so I guess the only thing is to get order a new fan

better watch out cuz ur fan could be next!!!
by shiroh
Wed Dec 19, 2001 2:19 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: dead PAL DC internal fan
Replies: 19
Views: 3714

dead PAL DC internal fan

my fan had died recently and now when i turn it on it would reset itself every couple of seconds so i extended the pins to fit anther fan (60mm CPU fan) but it would still do the same. so i'm guessing the DC needs a fan with a specific voltage or resistance and a funny things is if i touch the pins ...