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Introduction

We all know that the Sega Genesis brought to us many hours of fun, but, as we get older, the reset button gets older too.

Today, let's lend a hand to our nice friend and replace its reset button!

Parts

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  1. Remove the six screws from the underside of the console with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the six screws from the underside of the console with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Flip the Sega Genesis upright.
    • Flip the Sega Genesis upright.

  3. Gently lift the top casing.
    • Gently lift the top casing.

    • Note: the case will be connected to the main board by LED wires.

  4. Bend out the LED leads into vertical positions.
    • Bend out the LED leads into vertical positions.

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  6. Slide the LED wire apparatus off the lead pins.
    • Slide the LED wire apparatus off the lead pins.

    • Note: observe which color wire corresponds with which length of pin.

  7. Separate the main board from the outer case.
    • Separate the main board from the outer case.

  8. Using Philips screwdriver, remove 11 screws securing silver casing.
    • Using Philips screwdriver, remove 11 screws securing silver casing.

  9. Remove silver case.
    • Remove silver case.

  10. Locate reset button on motherboard
    • Locate reset button on motherboard

  11. Place three pieces of 1cm x 1cm masking tape over reset button.
    • Place three pieces of 1cm x 1cm masking tape over reset button.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. And the most important, be happy!

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