The Sega Megadrive/Genesis Triple Bypass board is a new mod for your Megadrive/Genesis 2 or 3 console (or VA7 revision Megadrive 1) developed by retro console wizard DB Electronics. The board combines two popular modifications. Firstly, it is an RGB bypass mod with a THS7374 video amplifier which improves and updates the consoles RGB amplifier for the cleanest, crispest RGB possible. Secondly, the board also includes the popular “Mega Amp” mod to clean up the consoles often muddy audio. This can significantly improve the audio quality on many Megadrive 2 consoles which suffer from poor audio output. Now you can have perfect audio and video quality from your Megadrive 2 console!
The board comes in three different revisions to match the different types of Megadrive/Genesis hardware that were available. You will need to determine which revision of console you have before purchasing.
ASIC YM3438 – Fits the following console revisions: VA0, VA1, VA1.8, VA3, CDX, and Nomad.
YM261 – Fits the following console revisions: VA2.0, VA2.3.
GOAC YM3438 – Fits the following console revisions: VA4 Genesis Model 2, VA1 Genesis 3.
Please note this is a complex modification and requires soldering skills. Please study the installation instructions carefully before ordering.
For more information and fitting instructions, visit our friends over at RetroRGB here.
Megadrive, Genesis and Sega are trademarks of Sega Co. Ltd. Triple Bypass is NOT an official Sega product.
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