Restoring a Sega Genesis Sold for Parts and How To Recap | RRG Episode 131
The Retro Repair Guy restores a Sega Genesis / Mega Drive gaming console Model 1601 aka Sonic Version from 1990. For this retro gaming restoration, I had to recap the entire board of this old retro console to future-proof it. I also threw the board in the dishwasher and cleaned the casing. This gaming console is now ready for some new retro gaming action.
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The thirteenth episode of the Retro Repair Guy. A series aimed at retro and vintage electronic repair and restoration.
My trusty blower:
Power supply (Not exactly the one I have but similar and up to 2.5A):
NOTE: Be wary of others many say "polarity not reversible"
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Table of Contents
|00:02:49||Intro and unboxing|
|00:05:30||Disassembling the Sega Genesis|
|00:07:33||Recapping the board|
|00:08:35||Cleaning the motherboard and casing|
|00:10:20||How to properly use the dishwasher|
|00:12:24||Control Pad and RF Modulator|
|00:14:14||Reassembling the Sega console|
|00:16:59||Testing after restoration|
|00:18:19||Before and After|
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