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by system11
May 15th, 2019, 11:52 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Boot or Original : Post original/bootleg PCB photos here.
Replies: 538
Views: 89581

Re: Boot or Original : Post original/bootleg PCB photos here.

It is, or bits of it are. Suicide has been removed and/or it's been re-regioned. I think it's had corrosion issues affecting a row of sockets, so someone has removed the sockets and soldered the ROMs in directly but the legs are still a bit scabby. It'd have to be -very- cheap, does it actually work?
by system11
April 24th, 2019, 10:25 pm
Forum: Arcade Games & Artwork
Topic: PCBs / art for sale - updated 24/04/19
Replies: 19
Views: 2492

Re: PCBs / art for sale - updated 24/04/19

Added Galmedes
by system11
April 24th, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: Arcade Games & Artwork
Topic: PCBs / art for sale - updated 24/04/19
Replies: 19
Views: 2492

Re: PCBs / art for sale - updated 24/04/19

Added Super-X
by system11
April 3rd, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

So the 2x full sets and 2x motherboards arrived from Hong Kong - they have LG consumer drives in them, not screwed together properly either leading to grounding issues on the display. HOWEVER - I just unwrapped one of them, plugged it in and the game booted straight up. Test menu complaining about a...
by system11
March 23rd, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

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Enjoy rusty fan, this one from the CPU box.
by system11
March 22nd, 2019, 11:15 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

That's my assumption - rust on the chip legs is only in a couple of places, but the fan area had a rust *pile* under it 3mm deep from the casing reacting to salt air (my assumption for the cause). Every air intake and outlet is like this on the power supply and board I've had access to so far. I'm a...
by system11
March 21st, 2019, 10:43 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Unfortunately it's nearly pointless trying to diagnose hardware this new, all custom, surface mount etc. I gave it a visual check, cleaned up a few bits of corrosion, but there's a chip which overhangs its own pins - I think possibly a BGA fitment, it sat right below the rusty fan and I think there'...
by system11
March 21st, 2019, 8:53 am
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Fan on the removed board was ****, rust everywhere. Sounds like a place to start (I mentioned the fan issue earlier). I forgot what the inside of an early rev System 246, A or B, looks like. Rev C onwards combined both the Namco and PS2 boards into one. I'd replace the fan and clean/reseat the pcbs...
by system11
March 20th, 2019, 8:19 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Fan on the removed board was ****, rust everywhere.
by system11
March 19th, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Already put a new one on, measures good and the pedestal lights up now at least. I need to drill the lock on the right side unfortunately to have a look there.

Apparently a bad dongle can cause this too - so I need to get a known good one of those too.
by system11
March 19th, 2019, 2:03 am
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Where's the serial port, can I get a cable or diagram anywhere? I just ordered 2x motherboard only and 2x full 246C rack from HKlegend. Hopefully I can fix my racks as well as having spares after all of this. New PSUs, new racks. Should have bought a new machine. The drive in the side I've been able...
by system11
March 18th, 2019, 7:36 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

New PSU in, aaaand.... it's still dead, but at least it lights up every time now. I get 2 red LEDs on the 256 board and nothing else happens, drive never spins (won't even eject actually). Motherboard has been affected by corrosion but mostly cosmetic so might not be the problem. No chimes.
by system11
March 13th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Rust.

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by system11
March 13th, 2019, 1:50 am
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Yeah that ebay one is the wrong model, wrong voltages present. The IMP-44-1090-02 is:

+5v/20A
-5V/0.5A
+12V/13A
-12V/0.5A
by system11
March 12th, 2019, 7:15 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/time-crisis- ... 2190575453

It's this type - I'm trying to find one in the UK or at least Europe.
by system11
March 11th, 2019, 11:22 pm
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Re: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

Nope - trying to source one now. It's this type:

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by system11
March 11th, 2019, 1:51 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: System 246 Time Crisis 3 power supply
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Wanted: System 246 Time Crisis 3 power supply

Part number: IMP-44-1090-02

Does anyone have a known good one?
by system11
March 11th, 2019, 12:51 am
Forum: Game Hardware Q&A
Topic: Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..
Replies: 31
Views: 619

Time Crisis 3 needs fixing..

I picked up a TC3 years ago, it worked fully. A year later the left side stopped booting, I meant to get around to fixing it, never did of course. Yesterday I found the right side is now dead too.. I can't open the right side as the key appears to be different to the left side (or whoever attacked i...