Why won’t the Genesis turn on?
So this question is kind of part of a wild goose chase, but I want to learn so all answers are welcome.
Essentially, I am teaching myself to repair things. I got a Sega Genesis a couple years ago. I had a fancy cord that I could adjust the voltage and polarity on. It got the Genesis running.
To my knowledge, I never fried the console with this cord. However, I wasn’t always able to get my hands on this cable. So I tried others and I can’t power it. Makes me think I potentially fried the board, or maybe I just never found a proper substitute.
So here’s the question.
Assuming the problem is based in the motherboard, what could be the issue? The capacitors did need to be replaced but that is all I remember being an issue.
I’m learning to solder so I’m up for a challenge.