Satiators Available To Order

Professor Abrasive has just opened public orders on Satiator optical drive emulators.  The price is $260 and there are a few in stock now, with a much larger stock coming soon that should make them readily available. Satiator:  https://www.satiator.net/Satiator_p_12.html 128GB SD Card:  https://amzn.to/2Kqw01C The Satiator is an awesome device, but it might not be for everyone.  […]

Custom Action Replay Firmware For Satiator

Professor Abrasive has recently posted a custom firmware for Action Replay carts based on AR firmware 2.02C.  This retains full AR functionality for discs and can be used as a 4MB RAM cart when launching games from the Satiator.  At the moment, I don’t think it will allow cheats with games launched from the Satiator, […]

Satiator

The “Satiator” is an optical drive emulator that works with all models of the Sega Saturn.  It’s 100% plug-and-play and requires no mod:  Simply insert it in the MPEG card slot in the back of the Saturn. Satiators will be available for purchase soon for $260 plus shipping:  https://www.satiator.net/ A review of the beta hardware […]

Satiator Price & Availability Revealed

Professor Abrasive has just announced the price of his plug & play ODE as $260, with the first 100 going on sale to Patreon subscribers within 7 days at a $15 discount.  Then, the next batch of 1000 are being put on sale shortly after:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/here-are-answers-40548838 As promised, Patreon subscribers will have first dibbs, but […]

Satiator Prototype Update, Box Sample

Professor Abrasive has just made a public post on his Patreon page, updating everyone of the current Satiator status: “The first 100 PCBs are, finally, being populated in a Californian fabrication facility this week. Shells have arrived in the US and the production test system is ready to go; it’s almost there.“ He also addressed […]

Satiator Case Enters Production

Professor Abrasive just posted on Patreon regarding his upcoming Sega Saturn optical drive emulator, The Satiator.  He’s been in the final push towards getting this product released, and a big step on that path has been getting a production case completed.  He opted for injection molding and it appears the case is ready for a […]

Satiator ODE: Beta Overview

Here’s an early look at the upcoming “Satiator” Optical Drive Emulator for the Sega Saturn made by Professor Abrasive. It’s a plug-and-play device that allows you to boot CD images without modding your console at all.  Even though the project is still only in beta, I was very impressed at the performance!  Check it out […]

Satiator “Spring” Update

UPDATE 09/03:  There’s now a second post linked below. Professor Abrasive has just posted an update for his Patreon followers regarding the Satiator project:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/springtime-29584979 This is the first post since his last update way back in June when he showed the near-final shell design.  According to this update, he’s been spending the past three months […]

Satiator Shell Progress

Professor Abrasive has just posted an update to the Satiator project:  The design of the plastic shell is nearing completion and SLA samples have been received.  There’s still some tweaks to be made, but it’s looking like all versions of the Satiator (including beta versions) will ship with some kind of plastic shell: Also, there’s […]