Discussion in 'General Sega Discussion' started by doc eggfan, Mar 16, 2015.
Collectors hoarding it in 3, 2, 1...
Looks like it.
Presumably it's compatible with Lindbergh Red software too.
You own every other color, correct? Please complete your collection.
I'm missing this and the standard red (I have a red ex). Although my yellow and red ex are refusing to power on, so I really only have a blue.
Do the colors mean any internal changes or are they purely cosmetic?
Supposedly internal changes.
Read up here: http://segaretro.org/Sega_Lindbergh
It was relisted after no-one bought it, so I put the minimum bid on of Y10,000, and it's now mine.
I am so broke.
Now starts your neverending quest to find a regular RED one.
And once that happen you need to fix them :v:
A new Lindbergh variant has appeared.
Lindbergh 'Silver' comes in two variants: "Satellite" and "Server" - makes sense I suppose.
Got the Server one for $60
Doing god's work.
RISE FROM YOUR GRAVE
So you can get it to boot to a certain point and then it's stopping because... HW error? Missing part?
Yep, first error in part 1 was with the device in PCI slot #4, which is the JVS I/O board. I removed that and turned it on again in part 2, and it got a bit further, but the resolution was set incorrectly for whatever game is stored on the hard drive. Since then I changed the dipswitches to display 640x480, but the next error was about the missing I/O board. />
I'm hoping that if I replace the CR2032 battery in the I/O board, it might work again, otherwise I can pull another one out of my Lindbergh Blue.
Got a lot further than the blank screen I was getting before. =P All it took was a replacement CPU.
It all started because my secondary desktop PC gave up the ghost - either a faulty mobo or psu, couldn't be bothered investing any further in it as it was a shitkicker freebie. A week or two later, I was fortunate enough to stumble across an abandoned P4 PC in my unit blocks with the old school 478 socket, same as Lindbergh. I pulled out the cpu and heatsink/fan out of my Lindbergh Yellow (the two are fused together) and tested it in my PC, and it wouldn't boot. So narrowing it down to a problem with the CPU, I bought a spare for $10 and a new fan/heatsink. Problem solved.
Also confirms that Lindbergh runs on Intel Pentium 4 3.0Ghz HT (800Mhz FSB - 1MB L2 Cache). Couldn't confirm from stamp on top due to the heatsink, but they looked identical from underneath (stamped with a "003"), and it boots, though I don't know whether it would still boot with a slightly different spec P4.
So, fixing the battery solved my remaining issue with the JVS I/O baseboard, so all systems are green and my Lindbergh Yellow is ready to go.
Can also confirm that the HD-DVD X360 external drive does work with the Lindbergh.
This is very neat! Glad to see you got this up and running.
Now how about grabbing that Lindbergh Silver Satellite?
Also, started mucking with the multi-boot hard-drive I installed in the Lindbergh Blue. Painfully, a JVS I/O board needs to be hooked up, even though some of the games have been modded to work with a usb x360 controller.
I couldn't get Outrun to load with either of my JVS I/O boards ._. I ran out of time to test anything else, I'll have another go next week.
some more videos
Part 1 - Testing original game, which turned out to be Sangokushi Taisen III, but no actual gameplay as I don't have the required hardware to read the cards, not especially interesting.
Part 2 - First attempt at loading VT3, Lindbergh had to reset factory settings because I didn't uninstall Sangokushi Taisen III first (d'oh).
Part 3 - Footage of OS re-installing.
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