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Buddysievers

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Cartridge Patching
« on: April 20, 2011, 02:15:37 pm »
hi there i got a original starocean cartridge and a ntsc to pal converter adapter, so i can play it on pal snes in japanese...
but i want to play the english version from dejap, so my question is, is it posible to patch the cartridge ?!
if it is possible and not much more expensive than a flashcard then pls tell me how  ;)
thx in advance

Rolen47

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Re: Cartridge Patching
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2011, 07:21:08 pm »
No you can't patch an existing cartridge. Besides flash carts and copiers you can build a reproduction cart, but I think that's it.

Auryn

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Re: Cartridge Patching
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2011, 09:05:25 pm »
It's possible to exchange the rom chip with a compatible flashed EEPROM with an image of SO on it but I think it's almost impossible to find a compatible EEPROM in 2011 and a flasher is not found at any corner either.
Anyway it's not 100% sure the translation will work on the original hardware.
If there is somebody that can help u, it's this guy but like u see he never completed the instruction for SO so i think that it's not working because of the DSP / S-DD1 chips or the way it was translated:
http://snesdev.romhack.de/game_select.htm

If u consider a commercial flash card, this one will not work alone:
http://www.tototek.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_8_11&products_id=39

Maybe in combination with this one and your original SO:
http://www.tototek.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_8_11&products_id=40

probably this one could work alone:
http://www.tototek.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=38&products_id=138&zenid=tvgmjka73ifnafnf7fqd6n68h0

but if u look at the prizes, u maybe buy a copier that is cheaper and give u access to the most games:
http://www.tototek.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_8_11&products_id=17

if u are good with soldering u can check this out:
http://forums.benheck.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=24695

Last 2 chances are pc with emulator or pc with emulator connected to tv and :
http://www.raphnet.net/electronique/snes_adaptor/snes_adaptor_en.php

or
http://hobbyelektronik.org/w/index.php?title=SNES-Joypad