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Dreamcast wont power on

I just bought this dreamcast off of craigslist. The problem is that when i hooked everything on the first time i turned the deamcast on it worked fine. but the second time i tried turning it on it would power on for a split second then shut off. and now it wont turn on at all for a bit.

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  • buicksuperch Nov 01, 2008

    I did not see a glass fuse inside of the DC. Is there another fuse that may be done for?

  • Cub4nrefugee Jan 25, 2009

    damn the same thing happened to me whenever i turn it on it lights up for like 3 seconds then turns off after i wait a while and connect it to another outlet it turns on again and does the same thing! >.<



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Sounds like a fuse gone

there's one on the plug? (In uk there is)
There is a glass fuse inside the machine
So take it apart and look at it (close to the where the power goes into the machine
If there is no wire in the glass take it out and get a replacement at an electric shop.
DO NOT JUST PUT ANY OLD BIT OF WIRE IN THERE!

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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