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Sammy Atomiswave – System Pickup and Tear Down (95%)

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Looking Inside A Razion LE (NG:Dev.Team) MVS CART

I recently had a bit of luck by managing to find a copy of Razion for the Neo Geo MVS at a sensible price.  The original manufacturers were doing a reprint of the game (hardly ever happens) so a copy … Continue reading

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Changing The Backup Battery On Neo Geo MVS (1 Slot)

I recently picked up this Neo Geo MV1FZ single slot board off eBay for a reasonable price (So many seem to be up there for £65+ and anything on an auction has a problem). simply because I have one working … Continue reading

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The Original Control Panel Rescue (Part 1)

So, when I got the Blast City, the control panel it came with was “OK”.  Quite dirty but overall fine from the outside.  However, when it came to fully populating the CP with 6 buttons (instead of 4) and switching … Continue reading

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Monitor Update 1 – It MIGHT Not Be All That Bad…

There are some great people over on the Arcade Otaku forums. Had a chat with a knowledgeable chap who gave me some pointers as to the three most common issues I can check myself that could cause the monitor to … Continue reading

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Naked (And Noisy) NAOMI 2

Merry Christmas!  Just before the madness of the holiday shopping season came around I managed to pick up a nice little Sega Naomi 2 motherboard and a couple of games.  I’d been on the lookout for a while specifically for … Continue reading

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Inside A NAOMI 2 Cart

I picked up a NAOMI 2 system just before Christmas and only really had time to turn it on once to make sure it actually worked.  Happily it worked but was EXTREMELY loud. THis means I got to take it … Continue reading

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