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

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

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

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

  3. Disconnect the antenna from the television.

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

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

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

  7. Plug your television and Dreamcast console into a working outlet.

  8. Set the television to the correct channel.

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

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

  11. Turn on the Dreamcast.

  12. Disconnect the antenna from the VCR.

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

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

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

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

  17. Set the television and VCR to the correct channel.

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

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

  20. Turn on the Dreamcast.

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Things You'll 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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