Fixel Launches Pre-Orders on a multi-console ODE + PCFX

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!

PCFX (Both Versions):

Phøde Features:

  • 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

PCFX Features:

  • 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)

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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:

pcfx Early access limited beta program sign up
Phøde early access limited beta program sign up

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