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How to use a GDEMU to Replace Your Dreamcast’s Broken GD-ROM

I recently picked up a broken Sega Dreamcast on the cheap. I decided to modernize a few components to get it back to good working order. In my search for parts, I came across a something called a “GDEMU”, which is an Optical Drive Emulator (ODE) that replaces the entire GD-ROM unit in the Dreamcast. …

Posted on Jun 17, 2020

Custom 3D Printed Battery Pack For The Sega Nomad

When the Sega Nomad was released back in ‘95 there were three power options available to gamers: 6 AA batteries, a 7.2v rechargeable battery pack, or the 9v DC wall wart adapter from the Model 2 Genesis. Oddly enough, the Nomad really only needed 5v to run. This got me wondering if I could power …

Posted on May 23, 2020