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Troubleshooting Crashing / Noisy Naomi 2 Motherboard

I recently bought a new NAOMI 2 motherboard to replace the one I currently have that only plays Naomi 1 games (I dropped it and one of the GPUs de-socketed itself).  This board was sold as working and, well, it … 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 2 – Fixed!

Thanks to some lovley people on the internet I have works around the issue with my Ms2930 and it’s now back to full working order again!  The problem?  The third dip switch on the remote board is faulty.  Why did … 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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Marquee Light Now Working (Confirmed “390-5638-1E” == FG-1E)

The starter ballast arrived today in the form of the FG-1E florescent tube Glow Lamp that I hope is a direct replacement for the Sega part “390-5638-1E” mentioned in the back of the Blast City manual. As you can see … Continue reading

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Getting The Marquee Light Working Again (tracking down odd starter ballasts)

When I got the cab one of the few things I knew didn’t work at all (possibly the only thing that was actually faulty) was the marquee light.  Not the “Vs” display or the “Winner” lights, those are fine.  It’s … Continue reading

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