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Every 5-10 min my dreamcast freezes!

So I just got a dreamcast off of ebay a few days ago and the system itself is in mint condition, or at least close to it, but every time I play a game after about 5-10 min into it, the game just freezes. The disc keeps spining and the DC sounds as it should. It freezes as if it just hit a nasty scratch on the disc, but out of the 3 games I've tried its done that. And the games I used pratically had no markings or scratches on it. Please Help, this is really bothering me.

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Check if there is something overheating (inside or on the adapter).
The 'almost' mint condition might have blown a fuse or capacitor or something minor.

If you are brave enough, disassemble the console and look for anything out of place.

Good luck!

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

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