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REGIONAL TV SYSTEMS AND POWER REQUIREMENTS

Heres a list of tv systems and power requirements for different counties.

Country
Power V
MHz
TV System
Argentina
220V
50MHz
PAL
Australia
240/250V
50Mhz
PAL
Austria
220
50Mhz
PAL
Belgium
220 /230
50Mhz
PAL
Brazil
110/127/220
50Mhz
PAL
Canada
120
50Mhz
NTSC
Canary
127 / 220
50Mhz
PAL
China
220
50Mhz
PAL
Chile
220
50Mhz
NTSC
Czechoslovakia
220
50Mhz
SECAM
Denmark
220
50Mhz
PAL
Finland
220
50Mhz
PAL
France
127 /220
60MHz
SECAM
Germany
220
50Mhz
PAL
Greece
220
50Mhz
SECAM
Hong Kong
200
50Mhz
PAL
India
230/240
50Mhz
PAL
Indonesia
127/220
50Mhz
PAL
Iraq
220
50Mhz
SECAM
Iran
220
50Mhz
SECAM
Italy
220
50Mhz
PAL
Japan
100
50 / 60MHz
NTSC
Kenya
240
50Mhz
PAL
Malaysia
240
50Mhz
PAL
Mexico
120 /220
60MHz
NTSC
Netherlands
220
50Mhz
PAL
New Zealand
230 /240
50Mhz
PAL
Niger
230
50Mhz
PAL
North Korea
220
60MHz
PAL
Norway
220
50Mhz
PAL
Pakistan
230
50Mhz
PAL
Peru
220
60MHz
NTSC
Philippines
230
60MHz
NTSC
Poland
220
50Mhz
SECAM
Portugal
220
50Mhz
PAL
Saudi Arabia
127 / 220
50Mhz
PAL / SECAM
South Korea
100 / 220
60MHz
NTSC
South Africa
100 /220
50Mhz
PAL
Singapore
230
50Mhz
PAL
Switzerland
220
50Mhz
PAL
Sweden
220
50Mhz
PAL
Spain
127 /220
50Mhz
PAL
Taiwan
110
60MHz
NTSC
Thailand
220
50
PAL
Turkey
220
50
PAL
U.K.
240
50
PAL
U.S.A.
120
60
NTSC
Yugoslavia
220
50
PAL
Power Supply Polarity
OK , so you've trawled the local car boot for a 10V power supply for your Megadrive v1 but it doesn't work? Remember, the transformer may be positive or negatively poled depending on how the console is wired. There's usually a picture on the back of the transformer like this:

The UK Megadrive version 1 console, for example, has negative polarity (MDII has positive polarity).

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