GameShark LED Re-Enabling

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GameShark LED Re-Enabling

Post by zakurowrath » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:54 pm

So after reading up on which v3.3 GameSharks have parallel ports that worked, I wanted to see if mine contained the necessary chips to do so. Turns out it does, and it even has the LED counter installed with transistors and capacitors.

The only thing that seems to be missing is the SN74HC164D 8-BIT PARALLEL-OUT SERIAL SHIFT chip, wow that's a mouth full.

My question is, could I buy a replacement from digikey, solder it on and have the LED display enabled again?

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Re: GameShark LED Re-Enabling

Post by qwertymodo » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:16 pm

It's a standard part, just be sure you get the 74HC, not 74LS or anything else like that.

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