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by tron2005
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: What model is the backup battery?
Replies: 41
Views: 14594

SRAM is a type of NVRAM "Non Volatile Random Access Memory" meaning that it can be written to over and over and retain it as long as it is getting power to the chip. Basically the Battery is used to maintain the saves, once the battery goes dead or the battery is removed for a long enough period the...
by tron2005
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen
Replies: 9
Views: 3325

well i took it apart and the solder joints looked good didnt even see anything questionable.

im starting to think WindowsKiller is right that its a bad video encoder or a bad part of some kind.
by tron2005
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: What model is the backup battery?
Replies: 41
Views: 14594

Thanks i though i was going crazy that i could not find any reference to the battery model.

yes the NVRAM needs the battery to maintain the memory..
by tron2005
Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:04 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: What model is the backup battery?
Replies: 41
Views: 14594

What model is the backup battery?

Ok guys i couldnt find this at all searching through the forums what is the model of the backup battery in the Panasonic FZ1 ? CR2032? CR2354?
by tron2005
Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen
Replies: 9
Views: 3325

I opened it up and cleaned it when i wasnt sure if it was cables or not i will reopen the system and see if there is anything obvious and i will try Bonefish's suggestion. i will update after i take it apart ..
by tron2005
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:27 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen
Replies: 9
Views: 3325

here are some screen shots

Below is some screen shots using the Svideo connection the Composite and RF look the same

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and

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by tron2005
Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen
Replies: 9
Views: 3325

Hello, I take it that these lines are persistent throughout gameplay as well? Any chance you could grab a photo or screen capture of the lines? the lines are for the most part only apparent when the system is not in full screen. eg it is displayed when there is a solid black background i can post s...
by tron2005
Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen
Replies: 9
Views: 3325

3DO graphics issue blue lines artifacting on screen

Hey guys. I just got an early FZ1 3DO and im having a problem with it and was wondering if anybody has any ideas? When i turn on the 3DO the initial screen the insert disk screen has this Blue static looking lines . artifacting in the black after awhile it seems like its not as bad but its still the...
by tron2005
Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Introduce yourself.
Replies: 822
Views: 282638

Hey everyone

Ok so im a noob. ive been on some other forums for years now. but i have recently added a 3DO to my collection of systems Consoles that i currently have are Atari 2600 (Heavy Sixer) Atari 5200 4 port Atari 7800 Atari Jaguar Atari Lynx Intellivision I and II ColecoVision NIntendo Famicom NES SNES N64...