powering the SNES and PS1 screen

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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powering the SNES and PS1 screen

Post by nickerous » Wed May 26, 2004 2:23 pm

Hi folks. I am trying to power both my PS1 screen and my SNES with one ac power adapter. I know that the PS1 with the screen attached to it only uses 1 adapter, can I accomplish this with the SNES?

Also, I've read of ppl using rechargeable rc batteries on their portables. Are these batteries worth it? I read that they are no good after a few months.... :?

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Post by someone » Wed May 26, 2004 2:37 pm

I think that the psone screen uses 7.5V, and you can put anything above 7V into the snes, so a 7.5V adapter could power both. The SNES uses a 7805 regulator, so with 7.5V you couldn't bypass the regulator. Hope this helps!

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Post by MM007 » Sun May 30, 2004 7:08 pm

That will work. My SNES portable is made that way.

And if you get NI-MH batteries, they will last you a long time. I've had my Super Famicom A built for a few months now and its batteries show no signs of having any problems.

If you use NI-Cd, make sure the batteries are completely dead before you re-charge them, and they should also be okay for a while.
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Post by someone » Thu Jun 03, 2004 12:55 pm

you might consider a camcorder battery like ben...

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Post by nickerous » Mon Jun 07, 2004 2:00 pm

I was in Best Buy the other day and saw a dvd battery with a charger. On the back it ways 7.2v 4500maH (I think it's 4500). Would that work for a SNES portable? Is 4500 mah too high? This particular battery was made by energizer and costs a hefty 99.99

here's the link for it: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp ... pe=product

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Post by gannon » Mon Jun 07, 2004 2:10 pm

You can never have too many AH. Anyways, that battery isn't bad if you don't mind extremely overpriced equipment.
I'd get some NiMh rechargable AA or C cells. It'd be a lot cheaper.

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Post by someone » Mon Jun 07, 2004 2:59 pm

you can get lithium for that price i.e. a big sony camcorder battery :D

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