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).
Fix common problems with the Sega Genesis using the Sega Genesis Troubleshooting page.
Release date: October 29, 1988 (Japan), August 14, 1989 (North America), November 30, 1990 (PAL Region)
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