Sega CD Backup RAM Cart

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Sega CD Backup RAM Cart
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The Sega CD Backup RAM Cart is an enhanced replacement of Sega's original Backup RAM Cart but with 4x the memory - 8189 blocks. [toc] <h1>Specifications</h1> <ul> <li>8189 Blocks ( 4 Mbits ) of save memory <ul> <li>Battery should last approximately 13 years - This is not guaranteed however, other factors such as dirt, humidity, etc... can adversely affect battery life.</li> </ul> </li> <li>CR2450 Lithium Battery <ul> <li>Replaceable without soldering</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h2></h2> <h1>Compatibility</h1> <h2>Consoles</h2> The Sega CD Backup RAM Cart is compatible with all regional variants of the Sega CD / Mega CD Model 1 and 2. The following consoles / console combinations have been confirmed working with the Sega CD Backup RAM Cart: <ul> <li>Genesis Model 1 + Sega CD Model 1 or Model 2</li> <li>Genesis Model 2 + Sega CD Model 1 or Model 2</li> <li>Megadrive Model 1 + Mega CD Model 1 or Model 2</li> <li>Megadrive Model 2 + Mega CD Model 1 or Model 2</li> <li>Sega CDX</li> <li>Sega CDX + 32X</li> <li>Sega Multimega</li> <li>JVC X'eye</li> </ul> <h2>Games</h2> Some users have reported incompatibilities with the game Dark Wizard. These have been address with the latest revision of the product ( revision 2.0 and up). <h1>Usage</h1> <h2>Formatting the Backup RAM Cart</h2> <a href="http://db-electronics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/sega-cd-format.bmp"><img class="alignright size-full wp-image-610" src="http://db-electronics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/sega-cd-format.bmp" alt="sega-cd-format" width="625" height="236" /></a>In order to format the Backup RAM Cart, you must load a game into the Sega CD. On the power-up screen, press the C button to access the system menu as seen below. The menu screenshots shown to the right are representative of the North American Model 2 Sega CD. On a Model 1 Sega CD select "OPTION" instead of "MEMORY". Note that the "MEMORY" option will not be available if no game is loaded into the Sega CD. Follow the on-screen instructions to format the Backup RAM Cart. From here, you may also copy save files to and from the Backup RAM Cart. <h2>Transferring Save Data</h2> <h2>Replacing the Battery</h2> &nbsp;
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