Posts tagged "Soggy-1000 (homemade SG-1000)"

The Soggy-1000 started out as a clone of the Sega SG-1000 game console. The goal was to create an inexpensive platform for preservation and enjoyment of Sega SC-3000 computer software, but it has grown into something else.

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Soaking it in with the SK-1100 Keyboard

If you’ve been following the Soggy-1000, my clone of the Sega SG-1000, then you know what it needs most of all is a keyboard. The original Sega SK-1100 keyboard is hard to find, but I still managed to luck out and get one at auction. Let’s plug it in and find out if it still works.

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Soggy-1000 ][

Once I got the Soggy-1000 playing SG-1000 cartridges, the next thing to do was to extend it. In this phase of the project, we’ll take that leap from “interesting” to “slightly ridiculous,” by adding the feature I’m most excited about – at least until I get excited about a different one – the SK-1100 keyboard connector.

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SG-1000 Ways To Leave Your Original

The SG-1000, being Sega’s first home console, has appreciated quite a bit over the years. Its price is now faintly ridiculous, especially when you consider its successor, the relatively inexpensive Mark III. Luckily for us, this console is made out of off-the-shelf components, virtually all of which are also found in the ColecoVision. If only we knew someone who’d cloned the ColecoVision…

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