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ProCDX MCD.jpg
Manufacturer: Datel
Made for: Sega Mega-CD
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
$89.95[1] ?
Sega Mega-CD
Sega Mega-CD
Sega Mega-CD
DM 99,-[3]
Sega Mega-CD

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The Pro CDX by Datel (not to be confused with the CDX, otherwise known as the Sega Multi-Mega) is an accessory for the Sega Mega-CD which removes region locking. Though several similar devices exist for the console, the Pro CDX is perhaps the most common.

The Pro CDX is a Sega Mega Drive cartridge which needs to be inserted into the system before booting from a CD. As such this limits the use of the CD BackUp RAM Cart, and is not compatible with Flux or Wonder Library.

Promotional material


Print advert in Mean Machines Sega (UK) #11: "September 1993" (1993-07-30)

SegaPro DE 1994-09.pdf

Print advert in Sega Pro (DE) #1994-09: "September 1994" (1994-09-02)

Physical scans

Mega Drive, UK
CDX SCD box.jpg
Mega Drive, UK (alt)
ProCDX MCD Box Alt.jpg


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