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by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: CDi 450: Timekeeper battery tip
Replies: 12
Views: 8725

Soon I'll try this delicate "surgery" myself, and when I do, I will take and post some pics about it! ;)
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: NTSC/PAL COMPATIBILITY
Replies: 9
Views: 4421

I've read the article, and still find it hard to figure if a disc is PAL or not... mostly because i've never seen a disc stating PAL or anything else... Check out this link (I haven't seen anything about CAN or CAN't post auctions, so if I shouldn't just take it out.) http://i20.ebayimg.com/04/i/001...
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Technical Support Forum
Topic: I can't play any discs with my CD-i 450
Replies: 5
Views: 6091

Just tried out on my 450, if you place a CD and push down the round pin, it starts playing, even with the lid open!

If there's no CD on, we can see the lens trying to focus, looking for a CD. It doesn't find any, so changes for "DISC" message.

;)

Dan (reading old letters!)
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:46 am
Forum: Technical Support Forum
Topic: memory fault for philips cdi 220
Replies: 22
Views: 23191

http://www.st.com/stonline/products/literature/ds/2411.pdf Check out page 22. In "just" 8 to 10 years it was know to everybody that this would start happening. so... with havent they thought on placing a external batt like CPU's have on their motherboards?!?... Scrappin and drilling and soldering on...
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Technical Support Forum
Topic: CD-I 450 memory issue
Replies: 4
Views: 3949

And another question finding some answers! My 450 saves scores, FTS's and time/date . . . . until I turn it off.. and it looses everything! so, dead batterie it is ... I do remember my oooooooooooold Amstrad CPC having a lid for the FOUR AA batts... here, all we needed would be a small lid for a cr2...
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: NTSC/PAL COMPATIBILITY
Replies: 9
Views: 4421

Rephrasing the question above: (No relation whatsoever with the user above... eheheh... ) I've found some discs on ebay and the seller says "US NTSC disc" but I think he's saying that because the discs have "Philips Media of America" on them! Is there such thing as NTSC discs? Or all discs work with...
by nrg78
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:04 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: New member? Say Hi!
Replies: 324
Views: 156280

Hello from Portugal!

Olá! ;) A newbie around here but not so newbie on CD-i, had a 450 right from the start of CD-i around here in PT, now bought myself another 450 for my place (the other is still with Dad's! ;) ) Been browsing and buying some discs on eBay, plus I have some of my Dad's discs that I wanna copy 4myself,...