Super EverDrive V2 User Manual www.krikzz.com 29.11.2013 Features: • Max. ROM size up to 7Mbyte • Return to menu after reset • SRAM auto backup on SD card • Supported SD/MMC up to 32GB • FAT16 and FAT32 are supported • GameGenie cheat codes • Simple menu • Connection to PC and any additional software is not require New cartridge has improved user interface, Game Genie cheats support, better compatibility with pirate ROMs. Games loads faster now. Super EverDrive V2 loads the OS directly from SD card at each startup, instead of flashing OS to internal flash memory, it allows to avoid possible damage to the cart during an OS update. Multi region CIC chip allow to use cart with any SNES/SFC system. Preparation required for the cart to work: • Download snesos-v*.zip from http://krikzz.com • Unzip archive content to the root folder of SD card • Unzip ROM files and copy them to SD card; • Insert SD card into cartridge; (It is not recommended to put a lot of files in a single folder, the cart will not display more than 1024 files per folder. Folders with large amount of files inside may open slowly. It would be better to make a few folders with alphabetic names and put the ROM files in these folders.) With the cart inserted and the SD prepared as instructed above you can then turn on your system, choose a ROM, invoke the file menu with the B button and run the game. File Browser Controls: B – Open the folder or open file menu A – Back to sub folder SELECT – Open main menu START – Run last selected game Yellow color display folders, gray color for files. Te File Browser allows to load ROM files, SRAM files and GameGenie cheats from text files. The File browser can display up to 1024 files per folder. Displayed on the gray border at the bottom of the screen the OS displays the full name of selected file, in case the name is too long to fit the screen in the list section. File Menu The content of this menu depends on the type of file. ROM file: • Load And Start: Load ROM into internal flash memory and start the game. • Load Only: Load ROM into internal flash memory and stay in browser • Hex view: View file in HEX .txt file: • Load Cheats: Load GameGenie cheats from the file • Hex view: View file in HEX .srm file or any other file in EDMD/SAVE folder: • Cancel: Close file menu • Copy File to SRAM: Copy file from SD to SRAM • Copy SRAM to file: Copy from SRAM to file in SD • Hex view: View file in HEX Main Menu Push C button to invoke the main menu • Options: System settings • Cheats: Cheat codes editor • Device Info: System information • About: Short information about developer and controls Options • *Map Mode: Selects ROM mapping mode • *ROM Size: Visible ROM size. Some games may check ROM memory size. Such games will not work if ROM size not match to expected value. • *RAM Size: Visible SRAM size. Some games may check ROM memory size. Such games will not work if SRAM size not match to expected value. • *RAM: On/Off SRAM memory. • *DSP: On/Off DSP chip (In case if DSP chip installed) • Reset: This option allows to back out from a game back to the menu after a reset. The OS will back out to menu when the option is enabled, will instead reset and stay in the the game if disabled. • Sorting: Sorting of file list in alphabetical order. This function may slowdown opening of folders with large amount of files inside *All options which marked with asterisk, sets automatically, when user change the game. OS detects values of this options automatically, usually no need to change them manually. But some games may have bad header, especially pirated or hack ROMs, in this case OS may detect values incorrectly. User may try to change parameters manually, in case if game does not work. Cheats Controls: Left/Right – Choose the symbol of the code Left/Right + B or SL/SR – Change selected symbol Up/Down – select the code A – Back to main menu System will offer apply the codes before than return to main menu. Apply codes: • Apply: Apply codes. The internal image of the ROM will be modified. Reloading the game is the only way to revert applied codes. Applied codes are not visible in cheats editor. • Cancel: Back to the main menu. Codes will not be applied • Modify: Back to the codes edit Supported codes can only to the ROM area, RAM codes will not work. Cheats edit and apply sequence: 1)Select the game (Load only) 2)Open Cheats menu 3)Ether the codes 4)Select Apply when exiting from cheats editor It is possible to go back in to the cheats editor at a later time, and enter more codes. All codes will be reset when user loads a new game (Load only or Load And Start). Cart allows loading cheat codes from text files instead of entering codes manually. The user should choose a text file in browser, press the A button, select “Load Cheats” in file menu. After that user should perfmom step 4 from sequence above (select Apply). The text file should be in 8-bit ANSI format, codes should be written like in the following sample: ATBT-AA32, ATBT-AA32, ATBT-AA32 or: ATBT-AA32 ATBT-AA32 ATBT-AA32 Device Info • • • • • • CPLD Version: Firmware of Altera MAX II OS Version: Version of OS PPU Type: SNES video chip type Assembly date: Date of cartridge creation Assembly time: Time of cartridge creation Self Test The Cart has an embedded test suite, which allows to check components of cart and some functions of console. WARNING: All settings will be reset to default and the internal SRAM and Flash memory will be erased. To run the test, turn on your system without SD card, the system will say that SD card is not found. After that insert SD card and push Select+Start. Test description: • RAM: Internal SRAM test. • REG: Check access to cart registers • ROM: Test internal flash memory (ROM memory) • CPY: Checks transfer between FLASH, SRAM and RAM • SPI: SD card test Recommendations • Do not put put to many files in a single folder, it may slow down browser speed. • FAT32 with 32Kbyte cluster size is recommended while formatting. Big cluster size may accelerate loading speed a bit. • Standard Windows is the best to for SD formatting and ROM file transfer. Some specific tools for formatting and file managers for file transfer are not recommended. • GoodSnes romset is recommended for use. • Do not fill all the space on SD card, the card should have at least 10% of free space. • ROM files must be unzipped, compressed ROMs will not work • Do not dry cats in microwave oven FAQ Q) Can I save any game in any moment, like on emulators? A) No. Saves work only for games which have battery backup function (those game cartridges which was with battery inside) Q) What should I do if every time when I turn on the system, I see such message: "Settings reset to default" A) Probably time to change the battery Q) I copied OS on SD, but cart still show me gray screen with error message, what is going on? A) Try to use another SD card. Some cards may not work with cart, especially if it some cheap cards which was bought in internet. Q) Can I play PAL rom on NTSC system or visa versa? A) Sometimes it working, sometimes – not. Would be better to use ROM which match to console region. Export ROMs may be unstable or work with wrong speed. Q) Is there any difference in terms of gameplay between EverDrive and regular cart? A) No, games works exactly like with original cartridge. Q) I am having some problems using Game Genie codes, what should I do? A) It is highly suggested you learn how Game Genie codes work before using them on your EverDrive-MD. The Game Genie is not a creation of KRIKzz so support regarding them is limited. Q) Can I play those games, which used spec chips inside of cartridges? A) DSP1 is the only supported spec chip, but only in case if actual DSP1 installed to the cartridge board. List of games with spec chips Title Chip Mega Man X3/ Rockman X3 CX4 Mega Man X2/ Rockman X2 CX4 Suzuka 8 Hours DSP-1 Super F1 Circus Gaiden DSP-1 Super Bases Loaded 2 / Super 3D Baseball DSP-1 Super Air Diver 2 DSP-1 Shutokō Battle 2: Drift King Keichii Tsuchiya & Masaaki Bandoh DSP-1 Shutokō Battle '94: Keichii Tsuchiya Drift King DSP-1 Pilotwings DSP-1 Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge DSP-1 Lock On/ Super Air Diver DSP-1 Korean League DSP-1 Final Stretch DSP-1 Bike Daisuki! Hashiriya Kon - Rider's Spirits DSP-1 Battle Racers DSP-1 Armored Trooper Votoms: The Battling Road DSP-1 Super Mario Kart DSP-1 Ace o Nerae! 3D Tennis DSP-1 Ballz 3D DSP-1 Dungeon Master DSP-2 SD Gundam GX DSP-3 Top Gear 3000 DSP-4 Metal Combat: Falcon's Revenge OBC-1 Street Fighter Alpha 2/ Street Fighter Zero 2 S-DD1 Star Ocean S-DD1 Dai Kaiju Monogatari 2 S-RTC Super Robot Taisen Gaiden: Masō Kishin - The Lord Of Elemental SA1 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars SA1 Super Bomberman Panic Bomber World SA1 Shogi Saikyou 2 SA1 Shogi Saikyou SA1 Shin Shogi Club SA1 SD Gundam G NEXT SA1 SD F-1 Grand Prix SA1 Power Rangers Zeo: Battle Racers SA1 PGA Tour 96 SA1 Title Chip PGA European Tour SA1 Pebble Beach no Hotou: New Tournament Edition SA1 Mini 4WD Shining Scorpion Let's & Go!! SA1 Masters New: Haruka Naru Augusta 3 SA1 Marvelous: Mouhitotsu no Takarajima SA1 Kirby's Dream Land 3 SA1 Kirby Super Star SA1 Kakinoki Shogi SA1 Jumpin' Derby SA1 Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius SA1 J.League '96 Dream Stadium SA1 Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 SA1 Habu Meijin no Omoshiro Shōgi SA1 Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension SA1 Derby Jockey 2 SA1 Daisenryaku Expert WWII: War in Europe SA1 Super Power League 4 SPC7110 Momotaro Dentetsu Happy SPC7110 Far East of Eden Zero SPC7110 F1 ROC II: Race of Champions/ Exhaust Heat II ST010 Hayazashi Nidan Morita Shogi ST011 Hayazashi Nidan Morita Shogi 2 ST018 Vortex Super FX Stunt Race FX/ Wild Trax Super FX Star Fox/ Starwing Super FX Dirt Trax FX Super FX Dirt Racer Super FX Winter Gold/ FX Skiing Super FX Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Super FX Star Fox 2 Super FX Powerslide Super FX FX Fighter Super FX Doom Super FX Comanche Super FX Error Codes 0x40-0x49: SD initialize error. May happens if SD card is not compatible with cartridge 0x62-0x63: SD read error. May happens if SD card is not compatible with cartridge, or if FAT system is damaged. 0x64-0x68: SD write error. May happens if SD card is not compatible with cartridge, or if FAT system is damaged. 0x15: ROM is to large. 0x52: FAT system not found. 0x57: Not enough space on SD card 0x58: Out of bounds of the file. May happened if FAT system is damaged.