Apr 022018

I’ve been busy working on a reproduction Vs. Goonies/Gradius daughterboard for the Nintendo Vs. system.

There were complexities to this PCB because it uses a custom VRC chip, which are not easy to find, and there are no schematics for this board so it was a case of tracking down an original PCB, and mapping out all the pinouts. The great thing is that this PCB will be a lot less than an original PCB, so it makes it cheap and more available for the people that would love to own it, like myself 🙂

This is the circuit diagram I produced using Eagle:

Vs Goonies PCB

Vs Goonies/Gradius PCB

The boards arrived from manufacture to be tested:

Boards Arrive

Boards Arrive