How to Set Up a Sega Dreamcast System Using an RF Unit

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Setting up a Sega Dreamcast System is just a matter of plugging in cables.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • RF Units
  • VCRs
  • Televisions
  • Dreamcast Carrying Cases
  • Dreamcast Jump Packs
  • Dreamcast Memory Card Or VMU
  • Dreamcast Tremor Packs
  • Sega Dreamcast Console
  • Sega Dreamcast Controllers

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Instructions

    Inspecting Your Television and VCR

  1. 1

    Check the back of your television and VCR for A/V inputs.

  2. 2

    Purchase an RF unit if your television and VCR do not have A/V inputs. The unit does not come with the Dreamcast.

    Installing a Sega Dreamcast on a TV Set

  1. 1

    Disconnect the antenna from the television.

  2. 2

    Reconnect the antenna to the ANT IN terminal on the RF unit.

  3. 3

    Connect the TV OUT cable from the RF unit to the television.

  4. 4

    Connect the A/V IN cable from the RF unit to the A/V OUT terminal on the back of the Dreamcast console.

  5. 5

    Plug your television and Dreamcast console into a working outlet.

  6. 6

    Set the television to the correct channel.

  7. 7

    Plug the controller connector firmly into an open control port, with the flat side up on the front of the Dreamcast.

  8. 8

    Plug the keyboard connector firmly into an open control port on the front of the Dreamcast.

  9. 9

    Turn on the Dreamcast.

    Installing a Sega Dreamcast on a VCR

  1. 1

    Disconnect the antenna from the VCR.

  2. 2

    Reconnect the antenna to the ANT IN terminal on the RF unit.

  3. 3

    Connect the TV OUT cable from the RF unit to the VCR.

  4. 4

    Connect the A/V IN cable from the RF unit to the A/V OUT terminal on the back of the Dreamcast console.

  5. 5

    Plug your television, VCR and Dreamcast console into a working outlet.

  6. 6

    Set the television and VCR to the correct channel.

  7. 7

    Plug the controller connector firmly into an open control port, with the flat side up on the front of the Dreamcast.

  8. 8

    Plug the keyboard connector firmly into an open control port on the front of the Dreamcast.

  9. 9

    Turn on the Dreamcast.

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