Sega Saturn Shuttle Mouse HSS-0102 from Japan

The Saturn mouse was designed to help play simulation games. The mouse buttons are A,B,C, Start. The US Version is called the NetLink Mouse and the Japan version is the Shuttle Mouse. Europe did not get a mouse.
This mouse is a ball mouse… Opps forgot to get a picture of the bottom.

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Getting packages from Japan are so satisfying

Whenever I order things directly from japan its always a treat. I felt this package was worth sharing.

It came with express shipping that was very fast. Then when opened contained a hand written card on Pokémon stationary, and a Pokémon bag as a gift. My wife really liked the little bear tape they used. Even the bubble wrap they used felt premium.

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Brief history of the Sega Saturn

The Sega Saturn released between 1994-95 for $399 USD right after the Sega Genesis. It was released 1 year before the N64 and quickly lost sales until it was discontinued in 1998 when the Sega Dreamcast launched. The Saturn used dual Hitachi SH2 RISC processors so the Saturn could handle 3D games but added complexity coding games to use dual processors.
Sound ran through a Motorola 68EC000 with an integrated Yamaha FH1, 32 sound channels capable of FM synthesis and 16-bit. The cartridge slot was for memory expansion, games loaded from a dual speed CD Rom drive. Marketing towards the Saturn was focused on adults.

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PS2 Network / Modem and Hard drive adapter

Add on to the original PlayStation 2 fat models 30000 and 50000 came out in 2001 in Japan and 2004 in North America.
Ethernet is 100Base-TX / 10Base-T with RJ45 connection
Modem is V.90 @ 56K, K56 flex @ 56K, V.34 and others @ 33.6K with RJ-11 connection
The hard drive connection is IDE. The included disc has a defragment, disc repair, file manager, and formatting programs.

UPC: 711719704300

 

 

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