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zinger wrote:Many years back when I used the RAM expension for a couple of games, I remember I had to flip the entire console upside down for it to work properly.
zinger wrote:Other than that, I mostly used the internal back-up memory, but from what I remember the battery for that didn't last very long which was also very annoying? I think there was a thread over att Assembler on how to maximize the lifetime of those batteries, but I mostly played shooting games and arcade ports back then so in the end I never really bothered with that.
zinger wrote:Next time I hook up the Saturn I'll probably just get a new internal battery and see how that works
layzee wrote:I mainly just use the "insert cart, take out cart, insert cart, now leave a tiny gap, rinse and repeat..." strategy.
schadenfreude wrote:layzee wrote:I mainly just use the "insert cart, take out cart, insert cart, now leave a tiny gap, rinse and repeat..." strategy.
I've read some (probably paranoid) recommendations in various forums to remove the RAM expansion as little as possible, probably because the weak metal contacts in the Saturn's expansion slot can't handle insertion stress very well.
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