Snes Mario RPG Jap 2 English cart not working

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  1. teamvb

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  2. Pikmin

    Pikmin Resolute Member

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    This is a tough one, all I can suggest is check for shorts and continuity. Trace where from each of the 44 pins of the mask rom go to the SA1 chip
    The other thing to check is, whether the voltage regulator is working
     
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  3. Mamejay

    Mamejay Robust Member

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    What console are you playing it in? Mario RPG is very fussy with working with modded consoles unless you use a SuperCIC PIC installed in the SNES. If you have a PAL snes you will need to mode the cart to play on a Pal system.
    Have a look at the following
    http://www.mmmonkey.co.uk/super-mario-rpg-on-a-pal-snes/
     
  4. Lum

    Lum Officer at Arms

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    If you're wanting to play it on Super Famicom, try looking for the Korea release. It is in English.
     
  5. rso

    rso Gone. See y'all elsewhere, maybe.

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    I'm surprised, but there's actually one on eBay right now (Korean SFC carts seem so rare, they must be made mostly from unobtanium...). We're looking at $60 + shipping, which is roughly what a premade repro would cost you. And the latter doesn't have a badly torn up label...
     
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    Mamejay Robust Member

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    Just seen your pictures. Add a 100nf capacitor across gnd and 3.3v output should get you going.
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    Good catch Mamejay
     

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