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Title: Coleco Gemini
Created: 16.03.2009 05:25
Fixing the Coleco Gemini I was given. :)
Close up of the CPU for a friend.
Close up of the CPU ...
Annnnd IT WORKS! :D

~0.5 hours of toying around & ~0.5 hours of letting my iron warm up :)

Ahhh, classic gaming at it's finest... As a side note, "Venture" is a really cool game.
Annnnd IT WORKS! :D...
Sooo, after noticing the left direction didn't work on the player 1 port, and the player 2 port didn't work at all... I re-soldered all the pins on the ports, and fired up two-player Ice Hockey to test!
Sooo, after noticing...
Another shot of the Gemini after my first soldering on it. Mouse Trap is impossible to play without the left direction on the joystick!
Another shot of the ...
After re-soldering the power jack (which was wayyyy more annoying that it should have been), I tested it out... It works! ... Sort of... Can't use the right direction on the first player port and the second player port doesn't even work.
After re-soldering t...
My terrible work station... A lot can be learned about me from this shot. :)
My terrible work sta...
A quick check reveals that the power jack isn't even connected to the board anymore... Hard to see in this picture, but there's a small gap around the leads. (Most noticable on the left-most lead.)
A quick check reveal...
Ripping the "non-functioning" Coleco apart!
Ripping the "no...
Here's the Coleco I was recently given as "non-functioning".
Here's the Coleco I ...