Virtual Boy Servo Emulator and Virtual Tap Kits Now Available

Mobius Strip Tech is now selling both Furrtek’s Virtual Tap video out kits and a servo emulator chip: https://mobiusstriptechnologies.com/product/virtual-tap/ https://mobiusstriptechnologies.com/product/servo-emu/ The servo emulator is an interesting device, as it “fools” the Virtual Boy to thinking there’s still mirrors and motors inside it.  This is perfect for VB’s that are badly broken – I have one […]

GC Loader ODE Announced

Dan, aka Citrus3000psi (with the help of meneerbeer) has just announced an Optical Drive Emulator (ODE) for the GameCube.  No action replay required, this is just a direct ODE!  The boards are due to arrive in December and will sell for $80;  No pre-orders, just plenty available for purchase once they arrive:  https://shop.dansprojects.com/gc-loader.html The GCLoader […]

Info on the Amstrad GX-4000

Here, I wanna present you the GX-4000 from Amstrad. This console was released in September 1990 only in Europe. This is a 8bit console based on the Amstrad CPC architecture, released at a time when 16bit consoles were being released.  That resulted in a system that lived barely a year and sold around 150,000 copies. […]

RetroTINK Transcoders Reviewed

I’ve had an opportunity to test out both the RGB2Comp and Comp2RGB series of RetroTINK products and in my opinion, both are the best you can purchase for the money.  I’ll take a moment to describe what each one does and I’ll soon have a video comparing them to the competition.  They should be available […]

Wonderswan Backlight Mod Installation and Review

The Chinese Guy has just posted a video showcasing the new backlight mod for Bandai’s Wonderswan.  The replacement screen is the same size as the original and seems to be high quality with no screen tearing or shimmering;  The video claims the screen is a pixel-perfect, integer scale of the original screen and even includes […]

MDFourier Now Available for PCE / TG-16

Artemio’s MDFourier software is now available for PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 consoles as a Hu Card, CDROM image and SuperCDROM image.  This software allows people to compare two versions of a console’s audio output, while removing all subjective opinions and providing a real, measurable metric. The Sega Genesis version of the software has been used […]

Weekly Roundup #173

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2019-10-30_173.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services: https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]

RetroTINK-Ultimate EOL Update

Mike Chi has just announced that his “TINKUltimate” Raspberry Pi hat is approaching it’s end of life (EOL).  He’ll still be offering them on his web store, but after this stock runs out, they’ll no longer be manufactured:  https://www.retrotink.com/blog/retrotink-ultimate-where-is-it I have mixed feelings about this.  First and foremost, the Ultimate offered a way for people […]

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