Hello people! We will continue the quest of reading Game Boy cartridges .This will be the first post about reading the whole cartridge (both ROM and RAM). But we will focus in MBC1 cartridges for now. Example of MBC1 cartridges are Pokémon Red and Blue, Super Mario Land 3, and Link’s Awakening. Last post we […]
The board basics. In a prior post, I presented my hardware project for a Game Boy cartridge reader. Since then, I had some time to write some code for it. I thought that a good start would be writing the routines for basic operations, like outputting address and data into the pins of the microcontroller, […]
I told about a Game Boy Advance I bought on post last week, and how I got its schematics and service Manual. I also talked that its screen had a problem. Well, now it is a little better, not perfect but it definitely works.
Last week i put my hands on a GBA with two problems: the sound is very low and the screen was not showing the images very well, explained on a next post. I thought that also there was a problem with power, but was just the batteries. I never had an Game Boy Advance and […]
Hey, welcome again! This time i want to share my Mega Drive flash cart made of old BIOS chips. I made it because my Sonic cart was not working since always. I used Arduino, Python and a bit of Processing (nice to show visual info) to programm. Sorry for the bad pictures and a good […]
Taking a bit of the blog dust. I admit, I am not the programmer kind, I like to experiment and learn, but I am from the hardware side of the force. Recently I needed to create a programm for one of my projects, a kind of dot matrix printer from scrap, I did the project […]