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Dreamcast IDE interface to sd card??

Discussion in 'Retro Console Modding' started by Shugs81, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. Shugs81

    Shugs81 Member

    Mar 24, 2017
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    Hey peeps!

    I got the Dreamcast IDE adaptor found here >> https://gametrackssite.wordpress.com/

    Now... I picked it up yesterday... to discover the IDE connector isn't attached... which then lead me to believe that I might be able to make the mod a bit more discreet than hacking a hole in the back...

    Then i looked into using an ide to sd adaptor... has anyone used these for anything before? would they ne fast enough to run games from it?

  2. mooshue

    mooshue Member

    Apr 21, 2017
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    i have some ide to sd card adapters bookmarked for that reason. i already have an sd card slot wired to the serial port which is slow. So my thought was by running it from the ide interface i may gain some loading speed with a cheaper medium that i don't need an external power source for