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Sega Nomad

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:44 pm
by ryux
Hey guys
I fell in love with the Sega Nomad, so i decided to get one from ebay and pay for the high shipping costs etc (because they are not available in europe).

I got the unit and first thing i noticed is that the screen looks very blurry and the ccf light is very power insufficient (and unbalanced).

Also the unit was dirty and i did some cleaning, also cleaned all the contacts and resoldered DC plug, cleaned headphone socket etc.

I ordered a 3,5" LCD Display for a direct replacement.

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i will post some more pics as soon as i have more time.

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i am really looking forward on playing kid chameleon and streets of rage 1-3 on my nomad :D

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For more infos and/or updated just visit my blog (will update it soon).

http://chipmod.blogspot.com

Please also post your feelings/story/pictures about your nomads here :)

Greets
Patrick

Re: Sega Nomad

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:50 pm
by Combo-Breaker
Nice one! :wink:

Re: Sega Nomad

Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:39 pm
by jph98
It's a great handheld console, one thing I found out recently was that it doesn't have a reset switch though - just power on/off.

Would still love to get hold of one in good condition. Good luck with the screen replacement.

Re: Sega Nomad

Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:43 pm
by ryux
jph98 wrote:It's a great handheld console, one thing I found out recently was that it doesn't have a reset switch though - just power on/off.

Would still love to get hold of one in good condition. Good luck with the screen replacement.
Screen already got replaced mate :-D
But thanks hehe
I might consider selling one of my nomads after modding later...

Ordered a LiPo battery and will soon build a long lasting battery pack.

Greets Patrick