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    NeoGeo CD SD Loader

    I've used the search but didn't find anything on the topic.

    http://furrtek.free.fr/sdloader/

    They are releasing an sd loader for the NGCD, allegedly in a month or so. For me it's great news if the load times are OK, we'll wait and see but I plan on buying one from the first batch just to give it a try.

    Thoughts about this?

    And speaking of NGCD, I have a top loader with a JP PSU and I have to go through the hassle of voltage converter and everything. Is there a way to get a EU/220V PSU without having to buy a expensive original one?

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    You have no idea how frustrated I am that I literally threw out my 'backup' Neo CD unit because the optical drive failed, and I tried repairing/replacing the drive, which didn't work, so I gave up. This was almost 20 years ago; it never occurred to me that there would ever be optical drive emulators. I still have my original Neo CD (purchased new from SNK in the 'States), but I don't want to replace the drive in that one. Fvck.

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    Great furrtek news !

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    Interesting.. I'll be keeping an eye on this!
    Cheers for the link!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bishamon View Post
    You have no idea how frustrated I am that I literally threw out my 'backup' Neo CD unit because the optical drive failed, and I tried repairing/replacing the drive, which didn't work, so I gave up. This was almost 20 years ago; it never occurred to me that there would ever be optical drive emulators. I still have my original Neo CD (purchased new from SNK in the 'States), but I don't want to replace the drive in that one. Fvck.
    That is so frustrating! how do you live with yourself!?


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    So what is this going to be priced at? They offer the shipping costs but no unit pricing that I could see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lachlan View Post
    That is so frustrating! how do you live with yourself!?
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by NexusX View Post
    So what is this going to be priced at? They offer the shipping costs but no unit pricing that I could see.
    They just said "2 digits" price. So I'm guessing around 90$

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    I really like that it maintains capability to also run CDs, best of both worlds.


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    I saw this very promising news yesterday and I am excited to see what its like!
    Does say its not compatible with the unibios though

    OP - You can buy a new PSU from a seller on ebay that plugs in via a IEC lead:

    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F283596378447

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    Quote Originally Posted by titchgamer View Post
    OP - You can buy a new PSU from a seller on ebay that plugs in via a IEC lead:

    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F283596378447
    Thanks mate. Saw that but 50€ por a PSU is way above what I intend to pay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lachlan View Post
    That is so frustrating! how do you live with yourself!?
    I know, right?

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    What kind of load times could the SD provide compared to what was it, 2x if you upgraded to a CDZ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldschool View Post
    What kind of load times could the SD provide compared to what was it, 2x if you upgraded to a CDZ?
    This I think is the main issue. Furrtek said that they will improve but that the ram will be the limiting part anyhow so...

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    This is a great product for those into CD stuff, I mean if you like a reduced library and less frames of animation. But those CD tunes right? BETTER.


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    Very cool! It will be interesting to see what they can do with the load times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lachlan View Post
    This is a great product for those into CD stuff, I mean if you like a reduced library and less frames of animation. But those CD tunes right? BETTER.
    How dare you besmirch the mighty name of the Best Neo Geo.

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