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User Info: LemonyJams

LemonyJams
11 months ago#1
Hey, just picked up a Model 2 Sega CD console and as soon as I put in a disc I noticed that it doesn't lock into place like I'd expect it to. Like, in a Saturn or Dreamcast, GameCube, etc the disc kinda clicks into place whereas here it just kinda rests in place.
It that normal? Just curious. First-time Sega CD owner here 😅

User Info: moleman2084

moleman2084
10 months ago#2
Yes that is normal. On the inside of the lid that closes, there is a round bit that comes down over the disc. Well that bit has a magnet and when closed, connects with the lower spindle and keeps the disc in place.
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User Info: LemonyJams

LemonyJams
10 months ago#3
Ah, that makes sense. Thanks for the reply!

User Info: moleman2084

moleman2084
10 months ago#4
For sure, no problem... On a side note though, that round bit that comes down over the disc is delicate. Mine broke, but it broke in such a way that it was repairable with a little glue and sticky tack, but still, good to note.... Close the lid lightly :)
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