I really hope my DREAMCAST survives the next 3 Years....

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  1. alexander1970
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    Hello.:)

    After getting the GDEMU for the Dreamcast i want to get an VGA Cable for it.

    And now i have to wait and tremble.....:(

    dreamcastel-2.


    It says:

    You can pre-order it but is expected to "appear"

    31.December 2022



    P.S. Of course I did not preorder it.:blink::wacko:
     
  2. Stwert

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    Wow, now that’s a lengthy wait time :D
    Wonder why it’s so bad, it’s not as if there aren’t already VGA cables.
     
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  3. CORE

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    That is a bit pricey for that VGA Cable!!! I bought an HDMI Cable for Dreamcast and VGA Cable both for less than half that price and they arrived within couple days to a week off EBay.

    I also have a Clone GDEMU I believe and it awesome!!!

    I also nabbed a SD Card Adapter which plugs in the Serial Port in the back.

    I still have to solder my board for the IDE to the other Dreamcast

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sega-Dre...15:g:kIEAAOSw5cRZNopT&LH_BIN=1&frcectupt=true

    The HDMI Cable is gone but Pound HDMI is on there so is the Card Reader if interested I specifically wanted the SD Reader for extra Comparability if needed and to be able to Copy VMU Saves to it.
     
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    alexander1970 GBAtemp allows me to be here

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    Hello.:)

    I found my Video Cable and tried it today.Great thing this GDEMU.No need of an HDD Mod.:yay:
    But i do buy the VGA cable later.

    Thats the main reason for the GDEMU.Unfortunately I do not have the continuous endurance for soldering about 40 cables in a row on an surface of a stamp.On this way I´ve destroyed a Dreamcast. :)
     
  5. CORE

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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IDE-Rebo...m1cbc999c4e:g:6GoAAOSwpaZbioiU&frcectupt=true

    That is for my other Dreamcast the GDRom Laser Dead. Makes soldering a bit easier no wires just points instead but still a very tedious task:blink:

    This looks pretty cool have seen them a few times price not bad.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sega-Dre...641840?hash=item4694a65e70:g:Q7sAAOSwVFVcmNwQ

    And now this is new to me looks very promising.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dreamcas...436584?hash=item364b78b7e8:g:ankAAOSwN5hb8Srw
     
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    The last one is really great.The price also.:yay:
     
  7. CORE

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    Indeed I may have to look into it :D
     
  8. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro

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    The pico psu is a nice luxury mod but it's not essential. You can mitigate some of the extra heat by adding an alternative 12v load such as another small fan. I have 2 noctua fans in mine, one 5v in the normal position and one 12v in the back.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hello.:)

    Thank you for your advise.

    I think about an other Fan.Now if the "scratchy/creaky" GDROM-Drive is out,the Dreamcast Fan is "unpleasant" noisy.:(
     
  10. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro

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  11. pin

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    Hi,

    Looking for some advice. Just got a 2nd DC which I'd like to mod. Which route do I need to go for the SD mod? Also, I have a VGA cable but my TV has no input. Can you recommend a VGA to HDMI converter?

    Thanks
     
  12. CORE

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    I got a Dreamcast HDMI cheap and works well looks great you can get a SD Reader too both off EBay the HDMI was not made by Pound in was unbranded cheap from China.
     
  13. Idontknowwhattoputhere

    Idontknowwhattoputhere bruh

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    Eh....
    Problem with these hdmi "solutions" is the are prone to noise
    And some artifiacting
     
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  14. CORE

    CORE 3:16

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    Yes unfortunately that is true but so is VGA I also have a VGA Box and get the same but even so the Picture Quality is better than RF lol or even S Video or Scart.
     
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