Dreamcast GDEMU from Aliexpress + Amazon

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  1. alexander1970
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    YES,it brick and gets useless.Like the thing with the Matrix/Modbo/Clones Modchips on PS2.The original matrix can updated the Modbo clones not.

    For me its not 60 Euro more worth to try it.Even on the ALIEXPRESS one is the latest FW 5.15 on,this ones plays 99% of the games.:)
     
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    Another good solution is to put a 12v fan in there. Keeps the original PSU happy plus adds extra cooling (and only a bit more noise if its a Noctua).

    A bit cheaper than a replacement PSU.
     
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    subcon959 teh retro

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    All the clones seem to look the same. I paid a bit more from a UK ebay seller so I could get it in a couple days rather than a month.

    Works really well. I have something like 135 games on a 128gb sd.
     
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    I have a GDEMU, purchased from an ebay seller. It didn't work properly at first but that was because my Dreamcast was acting flaky. Cleaning the power pins did the trick... now it's quite reliable. It seems to run everything as long as it's in CDI format. I haven't tried Skies of Arcadia, but I'm like the only person who doesn't like that game, so it's not like I'm missing out on anything.
     
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  6. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro

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    Although CDI works fine, its better to use GDI if you can. A lot of games are over a GB and had to have audio or video ripped/resampled to fit on a 700MB CDI.
     
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    Hello.:)

    A few minutes ago it arrived with the austrian post:

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    Hello.:)

    The parts from the 3D printer arrived.
    Looks very "original".

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    The next step is to "find" the Dramcast Video cable......:(
     
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    Hello.:)

    I can give you "Green Light" to buy from Aliexpress.:yay:
    Here is the Link once again from that one I have buyed:

    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Opt...048.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.43034c4d80axTc

    Everything works,Disk change is an "exercise thing" - do not press the Button on the GDEmu to fast.
    Cheats with the Codebreaker works also fine.

    I use an 64 GB SD XC Card from Transcend.For Gametransfer I use the Tool "SD Card Maker for GDEmu V 1.10"
    The 3D printed parts for fitting in are not necessary for proper working,it is only for "the eye".
    But its "recommended" because of the Airflow.:)
     
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    Seems identical to mine I use a 128GB SDXC I also have a 3D Printed piece that locks unto the top of the Disc Cover and the GDEMU but does not fit odd.

    Evil Twin has some issues and I am stuck because it is bugged out when I try to go out beyond Navigation Deck or whatever it called Game Crashes.
     
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    I can try the PAL version on weekend.:)

    But the MAIN game for me at the moment is D2.:yay:
     
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    ahh D2 so damn annoying , I did enjoy it but not being able to skip those annoying Battle sequences was a pain.
     
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    ....with a little help from my best friend "codebreaker".:P
     
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    Hello.:)

    I am playing actual D2 and then comes to the first CD swap.It worked perfect.:yay:
     
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    Hello.:)

    My 3 Dreamcasts stops working yesterday......:cry:

    When powering on the Dreamcast,there comes the Time/Date setting screen and after 3-4 seconds the TV signal is lost/Black screen.....
    I´ll put the GD-Rom back,the same issue.
    GDEmu seems ok,but flashing RED on Power up.

    - maybe the Power Unit(s)
    - maybe the age
    - i don´t now

    :sad:
     
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    Very odd sounds like PSU but x3 Dreamcasts? with the GDEMU and without? Do you think it has Fried shorted them out?

    Your Dreamcasts are Model V1.

    I read it only works on those.

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    IF THEY NOT YOU SHOULD NOT BE USING GDEMU!!!
     
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    Hello.:)

    Of course all three Dreamcasts are compatible.:D

    Thank you for the reply.
    After 24h off power/electricity the Dreamcast works again with the original GD-Rom Drives,but GDEmu flashes still RED.I think thats it.:cry:

    I´ve contact the seller on Ali Express and keep you informed over the further course if you want.
     
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    Yes please do what where you doing when it happen where you doing anything at all?

    Did you try and update firmware?
     
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    It is a CLONE.Don´t update a clone.:rofl2:

    Also it has the latest firmware on it (V5.15).:)
     
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