Fixel has just opened pre-orders on three new Optical Drive Emulators! The first two are for the PCFX: One is $300 and will replace the internal drive and the other is $315 will work alongside the original drive. The next is called the Phøde and is designed to work on many different consoles. Check the full list below (and the thumbnail ;p), but there are some really important “firsts” here; It’s the first ODE Sega CD, as well as the CDi! Plus, support for more consoles is coming soon. The price is $250 and they’re due to arrive this fall!
- Full size SDCard with FAT and ExFat file system support.
- easy configuration
- iso, ccd, cue/bin/img and gdi support
- Supports Philips CD-i consoles with solder on board
- Supports Sega Dreamcast VA0, VA1 and VA2
- Supports Sega Saturn (20 and 21 pin variants)
- Supports Playstation PU7, PU8(2 variants) and PU18 (with more variants later)
- Supports Sega CD 1, CD2, XEye, CDX console variants
- Supports mystery mechanism (will be revealed in June) Supports mystery feline (will be revealed in June)
- Supports mystery friend (will be revealed in June) QSB (quick solder boards) for all solder-on variants Breakout FFC for future added consoles.
- More consoles will be added with firmware updates
- Full size SDCard support with FAT and ExFAT file systems. It simplifies extension install.
- Improved loading times
- CUE/BIN/SUB/CCD support with WAV or CDDA tracks Simple image selection via boot menu Optional retention of original drive (select during checkout)
For support and questions please visit https://discord.gg/R3juQWSPc4
Also, if you have experience beta testing, compatible consoles and want early access to purchase your unit, you can sign up below. This is a limited beta, so there aren’t many slots open, but if you’re interested, give it a try: