JVC X-eye troubleshooting (cart)

Discussion in 'Sega Discussion' started by Tyler, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. Tyler

    Tyler Enthusiastic Member

    Jun 16, 2009
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    Recently purchased a jvc on ebay, disks work great, just finished lunar, had a blast playing it 20yrs later.

    Anyway; disks work 100% no issues, but i cant seem to get any of my genesis carts to work. Its not the carts themselves because they work fine on my model 1&3.

    I managed to get sonic 2 to boot once but all the other either display a blackscreen or go right to the jvc disk bios.

    Any feeback is much appreciated, thanks asmg!
  2. segasonicfan

    segasonicfan Robust Member

    Sep 23, 2011
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    Wow, that's an uncommon issue. The reason is the CD portion uses more data and address lines off the bus than any cartridge. So if you had a bad connection with any chip that wouldn't work.
    It sounds like your issue is most definitely a connection between the cartridge slot and the outputs of the address and data lines. If you're lucky, it may just be a dirty card slot. Anyway I would beep test and trace out the connections to the cartridge.

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