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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #195 on: December 31, 2019, 16:39:04 PM »
This is an interesting upgrade for the Dreamcast.  Check it out...

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #196 on: July 15, 2020, 23:42:51 PM »
Has anyone seen this before?  I had not heard of this until this video...

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #197 on: July 16, 2020, 19:18:41 PM »
I've seen it before but I had never really looked into just what it was. Not something I would have a use for but it does look nice, if you got all the parts that is lol.

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #198 on: July 16, 2020, 20:32:35 PM »
Yes, I thought it was cool but it's not for everyone.
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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #199 on: July 21, 2020, 10:06:10 AM »
Managing game saves on the Dreamcast

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #200 on: August 17, 2020, 10:27:22 AM »
I am just about to buy myself one of these beautiful machines this week.
I have question regarding a Pal Dreamcast that i have seen for sale that has a small black wire coming out from its back, near the AV out port. The seller dosen't know what it is but he sais it looks factory made. What do you guys think that it can be? :-\ Kind regards.

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #201 on: August 17, 2020, 12:02:12 PM »
Hmm, that's interesting.  No idea what that is.  Mine is NTSC but it doesn't have that wire and I can't seem to find anything about it online.
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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #202 on: August 17, 2020, 15:35:09 PM »
Yeah that's really strange. I've never seen that before but I would guess it's some kind of mod. You could always ask the seller to open it up and see what the wire is connected to. Might give you a better idea of what it's for.

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #203 on: August 21, 2020, 06:50:47 AM »
Well, the seller tested the one with the wire coming out from the back and it dosen't work. It dosen't read discs. Needless to say, i bought the other one. The seller told me he would let me know when he opens that one up, so i guess we'll find out.

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #204 on: August 21, 2020, 14:10:45 PM »
Interesting.  I'm quite curious.  The wire looks like the type of antenna some clocks have. 
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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #205 on: August 21, 2020, 18:28:24 PM »
Odd looking. Havent seen anything like that before.

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #206 on: August 22, 2020, 01:08:06 AM »
Never seen anything like that before. 
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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #207 on: August 22, 2020, 09:27:49 AM »
Interesting.  I'm quite curious.  The wire looks like the type of antenna some clocks have. 

Maybe its a mod to improve the system clock? Longer battery life + radio signal?

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #208 on: August 22, 2020, 15:08:14 PM »
Immediately popped in my head it was the ground wire going to the laser transport, ie; why it won't read disks.
But, I know little of the DC internals so any guess is as good. Would be interesting to find out what that little bugger goes to!

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Re: The Sega Dreamcast Thread
« Reply #209 on: August 22, 2020, 16:12:16 PM »
Could be just a disconnected wire as you say. The simplest explanation is usually correct.

 

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