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Offline InnerCircle

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2020, 09:25 PM »
OK, thanks for the info. Hopefully that's the case.

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #16 on: April 08, 2020, 02:40 AM »
Would it be possible for this to support games that use the SG-1000 mode, that is not available on a Genesis, similarly to how it can support the FM chip that is not available on the Genesis?  (Either actual SG-1000 games, the one Master System game that uses SG-1000 mode, or the romhacks that use the mode?)

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #17 on: April 08, 2020, 08:29 AM »
Would it be possible for this to support games that use the SG-1000 mode, that is not available on a Genesis, similarly to how it can support the FM chip that is not available on the Genesis?  (Either actual SG-1000 games, the one Master System game that uses SG-1000 mode, or the romhacks that use the mode?)

No, SG-1000 uses a VDP (video) mode that is not present on Genesis hardware. 

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2020, 07:43 PM »
I'm pretty sure the FM chip is also not present in Genesis hardware, but an Everdrive with an FPGA can add it.

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #19 on: April 09, 2020, 02:21 AM »
The FPGA in the X7 isn't adding the Master System FM chip to the Mega Drive though - it's adding it to it's Master System back-compatibility mode.

I'd love the ability to run SG-1000 titles on my MD but I doubt an external device could add a whole new video mode to the Mega Drive.

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2020, 04:33 AM »
While we're at it, according to the thread about the X7 FM support, the FM volume is low because of a hardware problem.  Can this problem be fixed in the Pro?

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2020, 10:45 AM »
Are you serious????

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #22 on: April 28, 2020, 11:09 AM »
This sounds awesome...     
I certainly hope it costs far less than the Mega SD. 
What to do with my Mega Everdrive X7?  keep it, sale it on Facebook, or hope for a trade-in deal on Stone Age Gamer?

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Re: Mega/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2020, 04:17 PM »
This sounds awesome...     
I certainly hope it costs far less than the Mega SD.
$199 US will be the target price.

What to do with my Mega Everdrive X7?  keep it, sale it on Facebook, or hope for a trade-in deal on Stone Age Gamer?
You could keep the x7 as a backup or use it for Zero Tolerance multiplayer.

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Re: MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #24 on: July 06, 2020, 05:08 AM »
I know MEGASD requires a mod to get audio cdworking on sega cd games when using it on a Nomad, does the Mega Everdrive Pro requires such modification too?

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Re: MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #25 on: July 06, 2020, 09:51 AM »
Yes. The same mod needs to be done.

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Re: MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #26 on: July 06, 2020, 05:50 PM »
By the way, since the other thread has a bigger discussion about the MD Pro, shall I lock this thread?

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Re: MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #27 on: July 06, 2020, 06:57 PM »
Well, the title says "MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO", which already is, and widely discussed in the other thread (that I didn't know about until now), so this thread can surely be locked away for all eternity.

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Re: MegaCD/SegaCD support will be in the new Mega Everdrive PRO
« Reply #28 on: July 06, 2020, 07:03 PM »
Done.