|The above unit pictured
is what developers use to create Dreamcast games. With the picture on the
left, the word 'Katana' can be seen on the front of the machine, which
is one of the earlier code names for the DC.
Set 5 is the final development kit
that performs the same as the current retail version of the DC. Previous
development kits, like the Set 4, where only 40 percent the power of Set
On the front of the development unit
can be seen controller ports, CD-ROM, power switch, reset switch, and some
other items that cannot be made out clearly.
The back of the unit has a huge number
of ports like serial, phone line, GD-ROM writer, a couple SCSI ports, VGA,
MIDI for music creation, s-video, video, and stereo audio ports.
EDGE reports that the unit costs
several thousand pounds, and SEGA representatives also told EDGE that this
price just covers the cost of the unit, as no profit is made on it.
(Source: BoosterNL, EDGE magazine)