Give your Dreamcast the power to play any game from any region with this GDEMU upgrade, replace your old or failing optical drive with this optical drive simulation board, Add your own SD card and .gdi images and enjoy classic, homebrew, translation patched games and more. Multi disc games are supported by using the little button on the board to switch discs.
We highly recommend purchasing our GD EMU Remote SD Card kit to enjoy hassle free access to your SD Card and improve the airflow from the missing optical drive.
Buy both a GDEMU and a GDEMU Remote SD Card kit and get 5% off your order. Use GDEMUKIT at the checkout.
**IMPORTANT** Only suitable for VA1 motherboard Dreamcast's.
There are many guides on the net about installation and how to check which Dreamcast model you have, please check before purchase. Typically VA1 units should have a 1 in a circle as seen on the image below.
There are three known Dreamcast variants:
NOTE: VA0 and VA2.1 are NOT compatbile with GDEMU. While it can be installed inside VA0 model and will appear to work, it is not safe and will eventually result in damage to the device and/or console itself. VA2.1 models changed the optical drive system and there is no possibility to fit the GDEMU in these.
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