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Sega Mega-Tech Restoration

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mourix:

--- Quote from: pbj on May 06, 2024, 03:04:57 pm ---Beautiful work.  How the hell are you getting a Master System ROM working without a mapper?  I looked into making SMS carts with a Genesis footprint and recall you were rather limited on what would run without custom chips.

--- End quote ---

Unfortunately I had to steal the roms from original carts.

Even the generic Master System to Mega-Tech converter did not work because they used very specific chip select pinouts in order to also have the menu ROM seperately selectable.

mourix:
Fixing wood damage

This was at the bottom corner:



Added something for the bondo to hook onto:



Fill, sand, fill, sand:



And the big secret is in the previous picture...melanine veneer backed with heat activated adhesive:



You just iron it on, and suddenly even the back looks nice:

mourix:
Final artwork

After an , sideart came in from the UK. The original left art was not that bad looking, but the right side was alligned sloppy and missing a chunk:



So, *sticker pulling sound*



Sweats, cusses, alligment and cleanup later, this Mega-Tech is finally finished:



Thanks everyone for following along :)

Malenko:
I wonder if sega CD would play through an ever drive pro.

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