View Full Version : Revitalize your NES
02-13-2003, 12:50 PM
Ars Technica has a guide (http://arstechnica.com/reviews/003/gaming/nintendo/nintendo-1.html) to help revive your old NES. they claim you can do this with a few common tools and less than $20 of parts. you have to do some soldering and operating on the case which doesnt look all that great but it works
this is the end result. yes, its backwards. for you do it yourself-ers this might be ok, but id suggest sending it back to nintendo for warranty repair. i hear that the original NES has a lifetime warranty.
02-18-2003, 09:53 PM
why not get roms for all the games you own? and play them on your computer
02-18-2003, 09:54 PM
Originally posted by ZrEo0
why not get roms for all the games you own? and play them on your computer thats just not the same
02-18-2003, 10:02 PM
Originally posted by Tommy Boomfiger
thats just not the same It is if you convert some old NES controllers to your PC's paralell port. :D
02-19-2003, 05:46 AM
Originally posted by coleslaw
It is if you convert some old NES controllers to your PC's paralell port. :D
sooooo, does that mean, you can do that???
02-19-2003, 07:22 AM
Originally posted by attgig
sooooo, does that mean, you can do that??? Heck yeah it does!
The coolest thing is that you can do this conversion for 4 controllers in the innards of an NES Four Score to prevent yourself from having to cut the original plugs off of the controllers. Even cooler is that the Four Score fits snugly into 2 5.25" drives! :D
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