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    Default Replacing various Sega backup batteries

    I picked up a group of 2032 batteries to replace my backup battery in my Saturns and some of my Dreamcast VMU's. My question is - will I lose all of my save info when I replace the battery in the VMU's? I've got some stuff on there from launch and I'd hate to lose them all. Should I transfer them, and if so, is it an easy process?


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    The batteries aren't needed for game saves in the VMU, only needed if you want to use the little screen and junk while not connected to the system. I have 2 VMU's and haven't had batteries in them for years and still save to them.
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    They're also used whenever you want to transfer saves from one VMU to another without the use of a Dreamcast, or so I've heard.
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    You're right about needing the batteries when connecting 2 VMU's together Kitsune, totally forgot about being able to do that.

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    Thanks for the info guys! Now I need to look into getting my DC battery replaced soon too. That one looks like a pain...
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    Try leaving your DC running for about 2 hours to charge the battery up, if that doesn't help with the date/time issue then look into replacing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by todesengel View Post
    Try leaving your DC running for about 2 hours to charge the battery up, if that doesn't help with the date/time issue then look into replacing it.
    Thanks, I'll try it!

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