Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by TeamXlink » Fri Sep 03, 2010 8:46 pm

I can't open up the console, I don't have the bits, but I plan on making one this week.

Its the golden colored Nintendo 64

Model No. NUS-001(USA)
Seriel: NS303110178

I can take pictures if you want me too.

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by gamemasterful » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:44 pm

Link83 wrote:
gamemasterful wrote:NUS-CPU-04
NS170611204

Evidently, I was avoiding sixes that day. Not a prob. I also have a clear pink one

NUS-CPU-08-1
NS291430616
(So close to beating that record!)
Thanks very much, I have added both serials to the list :D

You still hold the record for the highest US serial with your other N64 console though! Its also the only N64 console thats been reported to use the NUS-CPU-09 revision motherboard and was not in a refurbished casing.

...Out of curiousity do you know if the cartridge slot (Beneath the cartridge slot flaps) on your NS297648602/NUS-CPU-09 is grey, or colored? I only ask as the only other NUS-CPU-09 was a refurbished black system, and it used a green colored cartridge slot beneath the cartridge slot flaps.
Now that you mentioned it, mine was green too! I had wondered about that.

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by budnespid » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:04 pm

NUS-CPU-06
Serial-NS235377564

CPU-9826XK067
RCP-9824KK055
RAM-Single 36 mb chip-9841KU609

Pics if I can find my camera.

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by Jaytheham » Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:21 pm

Perhaps you could consider adding info on overclocking stability too, for example in my experience NUS-CPU(P)-01 boards are no good at all, they freeze after about 30 seconds when OC'd, while NUS-CPU(P)-02 OC without a hitch.
Anyhoo, here's some more numbers for you:

NUS-CPU(P)-02
NUP15754441

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP15465864

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP13892869

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP13723487

NUS-CPU-04
NS135731008

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by jingaling » Tue Nov 09, 2010 10:53 pm

anyone here know what the final letters stand for within the manufacturer's code on the boxes and cassettes of N64 game paks? id est, Banjo-Kazooie = NUS P NBKE (USA), NUS P NBKP (EUR) etc.

I have figured out that NUS = Nintendo Ultra Sixty-four; P possibly means "Pak"; N = Nintendo; in this example, BK is the cassette id for Banjo-Kazooie. The problem is the regional id. E for U.S.? I figure that P possibly means PAL and that J possibly means NTSC-J (Japan) and that E may identify an EIA/NTSC (or US) system. But there is an X and U used to identify Australia that confuses me. U? maybe UHF system but X? any disgruntled Nintendo employees want to dish? :D

any ideas?

also, anyone here have any photos of the Funtastic series in any color (but atleast 800+ resolution.) and possibly any of the safety marks on or within the console?
[photo tip: disable photo flash and use a soft reflection of any light upon the console. id est, reflect a lamp light off of a wall or cieling.]

any help is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by Egleu » Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:40 pm

NUS-CPU-06

NM10218161

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by artakserkso » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:26 am

Here's a nice one to further flesh out the NUS-CPU-07 range...

NUS-CPU-07
NS244104601

Too bad I ordered that particular console from the USA without knowing the revision. :roll:

Anyone want to swap mobos so I can RGB-mod? :mrgreen:

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by blaze3927 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:57 pm

I bring pictures of the 1998 cpu (P) -02 australian/pal board
man its hard to get good pics of this stuff with an olympus.
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Cpu - nus A
rcp - nus

might be worth it to mention that rev 2 and 3 pal boards lose the u8 controller chip for 4 separate gate thingy's
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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by arbingordon » Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:36 pm

Model No. NUS-CPU-05
Seriel: NS243965036

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:24 pm

Model No. NUS-CPU-08 (USA)
Serial: NS277755566

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by KyoufuNoDaio » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:56 pm

Here's mine, USA retail (Pokemon Stadium 1 bundle).

NS25129802[7] - NUS-CPU-08
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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by mca640 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:40 am

Pokemon Edition - Europe
NUP16551203; NUS-PK-EUR

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by Link83 » Tue May 03, 2011 7:09 pm

Sorry that I haven't been updating this thread, I have just been busy with other things and havent really been keeping up with new posts, so i'm fixing that now :)
cloyster wrote:Extra pictures aren't a problem, just glad to help out.
Thanks cloyster :) I have added the NUS-CPU-07 back pictures to the guide.
FLAPJACKDAN wrote:Here's what I have

NUS-CPU-4
NUS-001(USA)
NS180875351
Added your serial to the list, thanks :)
timmeh87 wrote:Hey. I thought I already posted this (well I did in other threads), but I noticed that you dont have my awesome pictures of a rev 4 board included :P. You can read the IC serial numbers off of the picture.
Thanks those pictures are really clear! How did you get them to turn out so well? I have replaced the current NUS-CPU-04 pictures with those, thank you timmeh87.
TeamXlink wrote:I can't open up the console, I don't have the bits, but I plan on making one this week.

Its the golden colored Nintendo 64

Model No. NUS-001(USA)
Seriel: NS303110178

I can take pictures if you want me too.
Thats the highest US N64 serial number I have heard of! If you are ever able to open it please let me know what the motherboard revision is so I can add it to the list ;)
budnespid wrote:NUS-CPU-06
Serial-NS235377564

CPU-9826XK067
RCP-9824KK055
RAM-Single 36 mb chip-9841KU609

Pics if I can find my camera.
Thank you, I have added your serial number to the list and its great to hear of another NUS-CPU-06 (Only the second one to be reported) If you still have it and can take pictures of the front and back of the motherboard it would be very much appreciated, as the current pictures of the NUS-CPU-06 have some areas cut off.
Jaytheham wrote:Perhaps you could consider adding info on overclocking stability too, for example in my experience NUS-CPU(P)-01 boards are no good at all, they freeze after about 30 seconds when OC'd, while NUS-CPU(P)-02 OC without a hitch.
Anyhoo, here's some more numbers for you:

NUS-CPU(P)-02
NUP15754441

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP15465864

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP13892869

NUS-CPU(P)-01
NUP13723487

NUS-CPU-04
NS135731008
I have now created a European serial numbers list and added your serial numbers to it, many thanks :)

Thanks also for the info about overclocking, I have added a note about it under the NUS-CPU(P)-02 revision. There is a small mention about overclocking in the revision guide under NUS-CPU-03 and the 'CPU-NUS A' chip revision, but the problem is I have read conflicting info about overclocking and stability. Most people agree that early models dont overclock well, and the later ones do, but there appears to be some sort of cut-off point, as some people also say the later motherboards are really 'cheap' and unstable and dont overclock well at all, and no-one seems to mention which specific motherboard and CPU revisions they had success with :(
Egleu wrote:NUS-CPU-06

NM10218161
Hmm, thats interesting, your serial number doesnt match with any of the others so im not sure where to place it :? Is this perhaps an Australian, Brazillian or Hong Kong N64?
artakserkso wrote:Here's a nice one to further flesh out the NUS-CPU-07 range...

NUS-CPU-07
NS244104601

Too bad I ordered that particular console from the USA without knowing the revision. :roll:

Anyone want to swap mobos so I can RGB-mod? :mrgreen:
Thanks for the serial, its nice to see it fits with the other two NUS-CPU-07 serials. Sorry to hear you found out about the different N64 revisions after ordering :(
blaze3927 wrote:might be worth it to mention that rev 2 and 3 pal boards lose the u8 controller chip for 4 separate gate thingy's
Thanks for the info but its actually already mentioned in the guide ;):-
Link83 wrote: NUS-CPU(P)-02 (1999) European/Australian
Notes:- This board seems to only be used in later PAL consoles with serials around NUP157***** onwards, many of which are coloured transparent 'Color Edition' models (Called the 'Funtastic Series' in the US) Its interesting to note that the LC125 quadruple buffer chip used on all other revisions are replaced by four discrete buffering components in new positions QA1-QA4.
blaze3927 do you perhaps still have your NUS-CPU(P)-03-1 revision you took pictures off previously? I only ask as I have been looking carefully at the pictures and apart from the missing SMT components on the S-Video Luma and Chroma traces, it also looks like both signals might be connected directly to ground? If there is any chance you could check the continuity with a multimeter that would be great :D
arbingordon wrote:Model No. NUS-CPU-05
Seriel: NS243965036
KyoufuNoDaio wrote:Here's mine, USA retail (Pokemon Stadium 1 bundle).

NS25129802[7] - NUS-CPU-08
Thank you both, I have added the serials to the list :)
mca640 wrote:Pokemon Edition - Europe
NUP16551203; NUS-PK-EUR
Thanks thats great :D I have added your pictures to the guide and the serial numbers to the European list. Its also great to see the insides of the 'NUS-101' model, and the additional circuit board Nintendo added to light up Pikachu's cheek!

Its also surprising that they used an NUS-CPU(P)-01 and not an NUS-CPU(P)-02 motherboard as you would expect based on the serial number, perhaps Nintendo Europe re-cased old motherboards for all the Pikachu models?

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Now for some info from me! I recently modded a US Limited Edition Gold N64 for a forum member on another forum, and was very surprised when I opened it and saw an NUS-CPU-09-1 motherboard :o This is the highest reported revision so far, and the serial number was NS302830466. Here are some pictures:-
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The latest date on the chips suggest this was manufactured in week 46 of 2000, which means there is still about a year between this revision and the release of the GameCube which makes me wonder if there might be an NUS-CPU-10. I also wonder just how close Nintendo were to combining the CPU-NUS and RCP-NUS into one chip, like the later '1CHIP' SNES consoles (Obviously they combined them with the later iQue Player, but thats not really the same!)

I also came across an eBay auction for a boxed Nintendo refurbished N64 system, so here is a picture:-
Image
This is likely where the 'NS9' consoles come from which feature old cases with new motherboards and have new 'NS9' serial numbers stickers placed over the original serial numbers.

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by metsys » Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:27 am

My PAL n64 serial number is nup14597615. Is it mean that it is first revision?

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Re: Nintendo 64 Motherboard Revisions/Serials Info Request

Post by Link83 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:05 am

metsys wrote:My PAL n64 serial number is nup14597615. Is it mean that it is first revision?
Yes, its more than likely an NUS-CPU(P)-01 revision (The majority of PAL N64's use the first revision motherboard, so its pretty common) If you decide to open it up please let me know for sure which revision it is so I can add it to the list :wink:

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