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    Default BLACK SCREEN saturn!

    Hey guys ok well,

    I have a Saturn, I put a region mod in it and a mod chip and it was working great then I hot glued the wires to the board.

    Then I added 50/60hz switch using the VDP chip method.

    But then when I try the system, it gives only a BLACK screen, like its going to work, but nothing on the screen happens!

    When I flip the 50/60hz switch the text on the screen (The overlay that says A/V when it switches over) changes size on my PAL tv so that seems to be working.

    Ive double checked and double checked all the wires and im sure they are perfect!?

    The disc spins and the power light is on. It seems to be WORKING, perhaps its at the clock screen because if I bash a load of buttons then the disc stops spinning and can start spinning again if I carry on pressing buttons on the pad (must progress to the CD player screen?)

    I searched for threads on other forums and found like 3 threads with the same problem, but no real solution????

    Its strange as it was just working perfectly and now it doesnt!

    Ive tried a lot of different stuff such as changing the power supply, changing the CD unit, removing the mod chip, checking all wires, changing regions, hz.

    When I try the cable and power cable with another un modded Saturn it works, so my cables and TV are working fine.

    Does anyone know the solution to this perplexing problem?

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    Never mind - I've broken the VDP chip leg off...

    RIP S. Saturn

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    Ouch.

    /stands and salutes.
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