5.5V 0.1F super capacitor in Sega System 16B

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    • 5.5V 0.1F super capacitor in Sega System 16B

      Hello, I'd like to know the function of this 0.1F 5.5V supercapacitor in a System 16B board.

      As far as I know, the only batteries that keep encryption keys are allocated in the M68K or Z80 replacements in encrypted boards, so this supercap is not used to keep any encryption key, am I right?

      Update: For the record, I can confirm the board works fine without this supercap and keeps credits while turned on. It just don't save high scores.
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