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  1. ^The '97-'98 Asian financial crisis was likely a...

    ^The '97-'98 Asian financial crisis was likely a factor. Korean currency was weak at the time.
  2. "Assembled in Mexico". "Product of Japan"....

    "Assembled in Mexico".



    "Product of Japan".



    Correct. The VA4 was introduced in 1996. Majesco announced their distribution deal in the first quarter of 1998.
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    They were likely taken at Japanese trade shows....

    They were likely taken at Japanese trade shows. There are several documentaries on this subject.
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    Considering that the ROM is the most expensive...

    Considering that the ROM is the most expensive part to produce, it would make sense to lump both versions into one bulk order ahead of time. Not all of the smaller third-parties did it this way....
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    "9048" = the 48th week of 1990 or "about a month"...

    "9048" = the 48th week of 1990 or "about a month" before the Japanese release. ICs are often marked with additional codes to identify things such as the factory and assembly line.
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    That's not entirely true for U.S. releases....

    That's not entirely true for U.S. releases. Publishers typically provided release dates to the USPTO, Copyright Office, and trade publications such as 'Business Wire' and 'PR Newswire'. If you open...
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    Ironically, it's now caught up in 38 special...

    Ironically, it's now caught up in 38 special years of existence.
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    "Good news, everyone!" The links have been...

    "Good news, everyone!"

    The links have been restored and archived to boot!

    Hopefully the original links will stay active, some of the archived pages seem a little glitchy. You might need to...
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    I had the right idea back in '12. The first post...

    I had the right idea back in '12. The first post has been updated with the mod instructions. Four games were tested:

    Super Metroid: The "almost infinite..." & cutscene bypass codes work...
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    ^ I used a Nikota #01244 Rotary Tool Kit. There...

    ^ I used a Nikota #01244 Rotary Tool Kit. There are various photos of it available online. It's a deservedly discontinued product.
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    **2020 Update**: It ain't pretty, but it...

    **2020 Update**:

    It ain't pretty, but it works:

    https://i.postimg.cc/FkrMYkLp/Genesis-II-VA1-Broken-Pin-Repair.jpg

    I used a conical grinding bit to expose the die, then applied a tinned...
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    **2020 Update**: I've since redone the...

    **2020 Update**:

    I've since redone the connections with two small ceramic capacitor leads (heated to 370°C). Amazingly, pin 162 was able to bend from the top of the IC back down to the solder pad...
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    It's pretty sad...

    It's pretty sad when Bill Murray comes up during a 'Hey Nineteen' conversation:

    nFohy3wN-pw
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    37 years is quite respectable, too. :ok:

    37 years is quite respectable, too. :ok:
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    Try telling that to the Tim Taylor...

    Try telling that to the Tim Taylors of the web.



    In a perfect world, prof.



    No, I just want the process foolproofed, direct & as hassle-free as possible. If the place is gonna stagnate,...
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    Newbies don't read forum FAQs or know who to...

    Newbies don't read forum FAQs or know who to contact. I certainly didn't back when I joined. It needs to be mentioned on the registration form.
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    I recall they exploited an HTML file from a...

    I recall they exploited an HTML file from a third-party website (ebay) that was stored in an article on the main site. Always use screenshots, instead.



    But, how many people register without...
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    A Decade At Sega-16

    Wow, today marks my 10th year of membership on Sega-16! I originally joined to discuss ‘Genesis 3' compatibility restoration; but time, research & resources have since brought forth teardowns,...
  19. The dash and letter at the end of the MPR number...

    The dash and letter at the end of the MPR number identifies the ROM IC manufacturer. "-H" is for 'Hitachi' and "(-)F" is for 'Fujitsu'. The missing dash on the Fujitsu ROM is a typographical error.
  20. Sticky: Every MK-1602 series adapter I've owned was held...

    Every MK-1602 series adapter I've owned was held together with safety screws. Very serviceable.
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    1.) Have the unit double as a cartridge for use...

    1.) Have the unit double as a cartridge for use in other MD/G consoles. Include a switching circuit or cutting point to isolate the GOAC when another console is used.

    2.) DON'T BOTCH THE AUDIO...
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    They're conspicuous. If you don't see them on the...

    They're conspicuous. If you don't see them on the inside, then it doesn't have 'em.
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    "Assembled in 1993" would be more accurate. Be...

    "Assembled in 1993" would be more accurate. Be sure to check the date clocks on the inside of the console shell. See here for reference.
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    Read further down: Perhaps Ed might...

    Read further down:





    Perhaps Ed might remember.
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    Now celebrating 36 years! :cool:

    Now celebrating 36 years! :cool:
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