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sizzler

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Dreamcast spares/parts in the UK
« on: July 28, 2011, 02:48:20 AM »
Hi all, I wondered if anyone in the UK new of anywhere to get spare parts for the dreamcast in the UK.
I need a new laser. The problem is that buying defective machines usually gets you another machine with the same problem.
Any help or advice appreciated.

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Re: Dreamcast spares/parts in the UK
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2011, 05:17:25 AM »
I'm in the states so I'm afraid I can't help you there, but are you sure the laser is shot? I was having a problem reading disks a while back and I did something like this: Dreamcast Care & Repair: Fixing Disk Read Error

If it's totally shot my only advice would really be ebay, but for the price of a new laser you could easily buy a working dreamcast with no cords.

sizzler

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Re: Dreamcast spares/parts in the UK
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2011, 10:56:11 PM »
It's that very adjustment I was about to do when I noticed it was sort of hanging off (the adjustment screw) and surely enough, I barely touched it and it fell off, in fact I suspect that was the problem anyway. (see pic.)


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Re: Dreamcast spares/parts in the UK
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2011, 12:10:00 AM »
Not that I know of, just pick up a few cheap. :)

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