The Big SEGA Info Sticky!

Includes but not limited to: SNES, Genesis, Sega CD, PlayStation 1, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Game Gear and I guess the Virtual Boy.

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The Big SEGA Info Sticky!

Post by bicostp » Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:53 pm

OK, the Sega forum is lacking a reference sticky, so I'd better get off my lazy butt and make one! :P

THIS STICKY IS ALWAYS UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Feel free to add your own info! -The Management
Please be patient as I slowly piece the Sega info together. :))

Places to get Cartridge connectors:
-Old consoles
-Digikey
-Game Genies
-Sonic & Knuckles cartridges

Most 64-pin card-edge connectors with a .1 pitch will work.

<b><a href="http://benheck.com/Downloads/RadicaCart ... jpg">Click here for the Radica-cart slot pinout chart</b></a>
The chart may look confusing, but don't worry, it's not too hard. Just match the pin on the ROM chip to the pin on the cart slot with the same name (A10 to A10, b52 to b52, GND to GND...)

AV pinouts:
<img src="http://www.gamesx.com/grafx/32xpin.jpg"><img src="http://www.gamesx.com/grafx/gen1.jpg">

Note! The numbering sequence on this diagram is NOT the proper numbering, and won't match the numbers on your connector.

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Post by dragonhead » Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:10 pm

wtf? the genesis is capable of vga? i see RGB and sync...

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Post by bicostp » Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:38 pm

Depends on the screen's scan rate. (I believe standard AV RGB is 15khz, but most screens only go down to 30khz...)

You could probably build the Dreamcast VGA box from gamesx.com and rig it to the Genesis pins, though...

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Post by G-force » Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:29 pm

You might want to imageshack those pics, or just post the url, to save gamesx some bandwidth.

I'm not sure if you want to add portables that people have made, but if so here's mine.
G-force's Genesis Ondago
G-force's Genesisp
(yeah, it's junky since I made it a long time ago, but still a classic ;) )

And here's a small pinout I made for the Genesis V2 for the ondago page.
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Post by demonofaj » Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:56 pm

Hey, for the Genesis V2, can I use a 7.2 RC battery. :?
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Post by G-force » Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:59 pm

Yep. It uses a 7805, so anything around 6V to 30V should work.

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Post by demonofaj » Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:02 pm

I think that's cooo-el. :D
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Post by xriverfalconx » Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:52 pm

I'm still having issues with my cart slot on the radica!!! Damn thing is a pain in the ass. I've been through 3 freakin radicas and still nothing!!! MOTHER FREAKER!!! I'll probably purchase a radica and have someone else do it for me that's experienced with it. (:wink: at ben)

But this is a great idea and longer overdue! Nice work so far! I'll try to compile what I have tomorrow when I get to work!
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Post by demonofaj » Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:53 pm

X's right. The ICe thing is confounding. :?
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ground?

Post by sandman2866 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:45 pm

ok very stupid question I forgot but what does the ground do?

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Post by Sparkfist » Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:47 pm

Ground is really electrisian's term for negitive.
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Post by geekbait111 » Sat Mar 25, 2006 8:07 pm

edit: ummm... yah nevermind (this post is moved)

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Post by BJWanlund » Fri Apr 07, 2006 3:18 am

i know this sounds n00bish, but I want to make one of these with a Radica Genesis unit. I wanted to use Ben Heck's case design, but he doesn't have many of those on his site.

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Post by BJWanlund » Sat Apr 08, 2006 9:18 pm

...and could this possibly be a prospect for a new book??

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Post by geekbait111 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 8:17 pm

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People keep asking for pinouts or something like that... so there's G-Force's model 2 (and 3, 99.9% sure) pinout for AV/Power

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