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Fixing a Mega drive cartridge with old BIOS chips

Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 in repair by DP

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Robson of Dragão sem Chama writes, “this time I want to share my Mega Drive flash cart made of old BIOS chips. I made it because my Sonic cart was not working since always. I used Arduino, Python and a bit of Processing (nice to show visual info) to program”

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Check out the video after the break.

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One Response to “Fixing a Mega drive cartridge with old BIOS chips”

  1. Thank you for the good writeup. It actually was a leisure account it.
    Look complicated to far introduced agreeable from you!

    However, how could we keep up a correspondence?

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