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These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Identification and Background ¶ 

The Sega Genesis is a video game console that typically comes in black and consists of two controller ports, a power switch, a volume slider, a reset button, and a game port.

The Sega Genesis was released in 1988 in Japan, and subsequently in 1989 in the United States. The suggested retail price at the time was $190 (US).

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Fix common problems with the Sega Genesis using the Sega Genesis Troubleshooting page.

Specifications ¶ 

Release date: October 29, 1988 (Japan), August 14, 1989 (North America), November 30, 1990 (PAL Region)

Discontinued: 1995

Generation: 4th

Media: ROM cartridge

CPU: Motorola 68000

Dimensions: 10.95 inches (27.8 cm) x 8.45 inches (21.5 cm) x 2.25 inches (5.7 cm)

Predecessor: Sega Master System

Successor: Sega Saturn

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