Note: Formerly known as MegaEverdrive V2.
If you are a collector, you might also have experienced that some of your old cartridges stopped working...
What would you say if there was a way to make sure you can still play your old games for the next years on your original console?
Well, that's possible!
The Mega Everdrive allows playing MegaDrive / Genesis, 32X AND Sega Master System programs and games on the original MegaDrive / Genesis console by simply copying the game files on a standard MicroSD Card.
Ideal for homebrew and playing legal backups of your old cartridges.
The features of the MegaEverdrive X7:
+ Supports 99% of games from SEGA library
+ 128mbit (16mbyte) PSRAM.
+ 120mbit (15mbyte) max ROM size.
+ 256Kbyte Battery RAM
+ Firmware update through SD card
+ FAT32 file system supported.
+ SD cards up to 32GB.
+ Instant loading (1-2 sec).
+ Built in audio playback. WAV, GYM, TFC
+ USB port for homebrew development and for future features.
+ In-game menu that allows access back to menu system without leaving the sofa.
+ Snapshot Saves.
+ Regular game battery back-up saves.
+ Genesis, Mega-drive, Sega Master System, and 32X games supported.
+ Hardware MEGAKEY.
+ CD BIOS loading.
+ CD RAM cart feature.
+ Cheats feature. Game Genie and Play-Action Replay format supported.
Comparison table between the various MegaEverdrive X-Versions:
|Mega Everdrive X7||Mega Everdrive X5||Mega Everdrive X3|
|Memory Type||16Mbyte PSRAM||8Mbyte PSRAM||8Mbyte PSRAM|
|Save RAM||256Kbyte SRAM||128Kbyte SRAM||128Kbyte, shared with ROM memory|
|Hardware Core||Altera Cyclone II FPGA, MAX II CPLD||Lattice ICE40 FPGA||Lattice ICE40 FPGA|
|SD Interface Speed||Read 2.8MB/s, Write 1MB/s||Read 1MB/s, Write 1MB/s||Read 1MB/s, Write 1MB/s|
|OS Type||MEGA-OS v3x||MEGA-OS v3x||MEGA-OS v3x|
|Big size hacks support (e.g. UMKT)||Yes||No||No|
|USB Port for Development||Yes||No||No|
|Audio Playback||WAV, GYM, TFC||GYM, TFC||GYM, TFC|
|Sega-CD RAM Cart||Yes||Yes||No|
|Custom Stereo DAC||Yes||No||No|
|EEPROM Saves Support||Partial||No||No|
|Extended SSF2 Mapper Support||Yes||Partial||Partial|
|Hardware Core Update through SD (Firmware)||Yes||No||No|
|Software Core Update through SD (OS)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|SMS Pause Button||Yes||Yes||No|
|Saves without Reset||Yes||Yes||No|
Note: We don't support ILLEGAL COPIES - don't do that as well!
Only use these modules to play legal BACKUP copies of games you own or for homebrew games!