SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board

Buy the SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board on my store page! The SA-1 is a unique microprocessor used on a handful of games for the SNES. Recently, programmers have been making some older games compatible with the SA-1 to boost their performance. The annoying part about the boards that use the SA-1, though, is that they … Continue reading SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board

SNES Reproduction Board Guide (27C322/27C160)

Please look at the main entry for more information on how to prepare the ROM file! Here I will detail to you a guide to making SNES games using my custom boards. These boards differ from other designs in that there are TWO EPROM sockets, and they support the 27C322 and 27C160 EPROMs. That gives … Continue reading SNES Reproduction Board Guide (27C322/27C160)

Genesis Reproduction Board Guide

Here's a quick guide on how to populate my custom designed Genesis/Mega Drive reproduction PCBs. It supports most Genesis games. Front Side EPROM Needed for: Every gamePart Number: 27C322 or 27C160Function: Holds the ROM fileHow to Program: Use an EPROM programmer and load the ROM file; be sure it is byte-swapped before programming. ROM preparation is detailed below. … Continue reading Genesis Reproduction Board Guide

27C322, 27C160 to SNES Mask ROM Extended Adapter Board

Buy the 27C322 to SNES Mask ROM Extended Adapter Board on my store page! These boards adapt the 32 Mbit 27C322 EPROM or the 16 Mbit 27C160 EPROM to fit in donor SNES boards or custom SNES PCBs. This will save you a TON of time adding wires to your board, and comes with the … Continue reading 27C322, 27C160 to SNES Mask ROM Extended Adapter Board

27C322, 27C160 to SNES Mask ROM Adapter Board

Buy the 27C322 to SNES Mask ROM Adapter Board on my store page! Note: This is an ADVANCED installation. It is quite tricky to get the board and chip to fit in the cartridge. Try to keep the board and chip as CLOSE to the PCB as possible. Before permanently soldering in the board/chip, it … Continue reading 27C322, 27C160 to SNES Mask ROM Adapter Board

27C322, 27C160, 27C800, 27C400 Programming Adapter (TL866)

Buy the 27C322, 27C160, 27C800, 27C400 Programming Adapter on my store page! This adapter allows you to program the 27C322, 27C160, 27C800, and 27C400 chips on your TL866 programmer. The board has gone through a lot of revisions, but here's the current model. It even has space for a ZIF socket! The 27C322 and 27C160 … Continue reading 27C322, 27C160, 27C800, 27C400 Programming Adapter (TL866)

Basic SNES Reproduction Board Guide

THIS POST IS OUTDATED. IT WILL BE UPDATED SOON. Please look at the main entry for more information! Here I will detail to you a quick and dirty guide to making SNES repros using my basic custom boards. There's a lot more detail over on the main tutorial, but here I will forgo a lot … Continue reading Basic SNES Reproduction Board Guide

The SNES Cartridge, Briefly Explained

SNES cartridges come in a few different variants, distinct in a few major ways. As noted in the main SNES reproduction guide, there are six major categories that set apart different boards - bank type, ROM size, SRAM size, extra chips, speed, and the video type or region. If you check out my big list … Continue reading The SNES Cartridge, Briefly Explained