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genesis serial port ?

Discussion in 'Genesis/Mega Drive' started by zaze, Feb 28, 2002.

  1. zaze

    zaze New Member

    I've got 2 genesis (hugh 2 megadrive called in France) and one have got a strang port on the bottom. for what is it ? Maybe a modem ?
  2. Ratamahatta

    Ratamahatta Member

    If the port is on the bottom and to the left of the unit, its for the sega cd
  3. IceDigger

    IceDigger Founder Staff Member

    actually bottom right.
  4. zaze

    zaze New Member

    no, the port is near the a/V out. it is called "ext"

    the mega cd port is on the right not on the bottom !

    the model is the following 1600-09. i've got another one genesis a 1601-09 and the strange port have just disappear !
  5. IceDigger

    IceDigger Founder Staff Member

    that's a serial port that was used for the japanese modem.. or supposed to anyways, it never had much success, so it was removed.
  6. zaze

    zaze New Member

    i'm going to sleep not silly as I was in the morning.

    thanx guy

    p: a modem on a genesis what a strange idea !
  7. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    X-Band was its name and I miss it and would LOVE to see a WORKING US version emulated....even if the modem didnt work...I want to see the old interface again....

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