Another fundraiser..

This fundraiser is multiple lots we have been offered for our museum, most of these are extremely early systems, and many contain unreleased games and history that would other wise be lost.

The goal for this is split into groups, we have awhile to sort this one and lots would be paid as funded. The total includes paypal fee's added and shipping costs included excluding taxes, we put 10% as we're often charged different rates depending on donators locations.
Goal
£3,570.00
Received
£666.36
Latest donor
P ProtonX
18%
Custom LBP Developer PS3 containing multiple unreleased games, and multiple alpha builds.
£1,300.00
An early prototype PlayStation 3 dev Kit, in an early shell design which includes a disc filled with build(s? exact contents unknown)
£1,230.00
Misc Nintendo systems.
£500.00
The above prices doesn't include paypal fees, please see goal amount for total with 10% added for fee's we're charged.
£0.00
Expenses
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Hitachi GameNavi HiSaturn Tv Tuner MMP-TU1000

wheelaa

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Naff all to say really.

Um...

There are very few pics of this out there, boxed or otherwise, so here's a few.

Um...

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Trimesh

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That really looks like it was never used - and since the Japanese analog TV system was turned off in 2012 I guess it will never be used!
 

wheelaa

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I suspect it never was. The reg sheet isn't even stamped...but I'm yet to see detailed pics of any other boxed one so I can't say for sure if any were ever stamped.

I always meant to test it out in the UK, as, knowing nothing about TV signals, I assumed it might pick up the UK analogue signal...it has an aerial right lol! I was even aware of when the UK was switching off, but laziness won out.
 

Trimesh

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I suspect it never was. The reg sheet isn't even stamped...but I'm yet to see detailed pics of any other boxed one so I can't say for sure if any were ever stamped.

I always meant to test it out in the UK, as, knowing nothing about TV signals, I assumed it might pick up the UK analogue signal...it has an aerial right lol! I was even aware of when the UK was switching off, but laziness won out.

Normally those registration cards were filled in by the shop. There was a little bit of overlap between the UK and Japanese UHF TV bands, but the transmission standards were incompatible - Japan used EIA frame rates and NTSC color encoding with the standard 4.5MHz sound carrier offset The UK used CCIR (50Hz) frame rates with PAL color encoding and a 6.0MHz sound offset.

If my Japanese Game Gear tuner was a guide, you could either get sound but no picture or a rolling monochome image with no sound.

Still you could argue that being entirely useless on a practical level just adds to it's attraction as an artifact!
 
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dyer60

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Ooh, very nice.

Great to see one of these, I suspect it probably is new. I guess they probably sold less of these than they did Navi screens!

Thanks for sharing, always knew you had some special stuff!
 

Another fundraiser..

This fundraiser is multiple lots we have been offered for our museum, most of these are extremely early systems, and many contain unreleased games and history that would other wise be lost.

The goal for this is split into groups, we have awhile to sort this one and lots would be paid as funded. The total includes paypal fee's added and shipping costs included excluding taxes, we put 10% as we're often charged different rates depending on donators locations.
Goal
£3,570.00
Received
£666.36
Latest donor
P ProtonX
18%
Custom LBP Developer PS3 containing multiple unreleased games, and multiple alpha builds.
£1,300.00
An early prototype PlayStation 3 dev Kit, in an early shell design which includes a disc filled with build(s? exact contents unknown)
£1,230.00
Misc Nintendo systems.
£500.00
The above prices doesn't include paypal fees, please see goal amount for total with 10% added for fee's we're charged.
£0.00
Expenses