SCART adapter for RetroTINK 5X Pro by Retro Access

High-quality cables manufacturer Retro Access has recently opened pre-orders for a Scart adapter specifically designed for use with Mike Chi‘s state-of-the-art video scaler, the RetroTink 5x Pro. Retro Access‘s new adapter/cable solves an issue that Scart users are having with the RetroTink 5x Pro since the device’s initial launch. For those who are unaware, standard […]

Professional RF Tuner from Sony

TU1041U CoverHave you ever wanted to connect a really old gaming console to your Sony PVM?  For example, the Atari 2600 console has native RF video and audio output only.  How would you go about converting that RF signal into something a Pro CRT can use, like composite video?  The Sony TU-1041U is a good option. […]

Mini Monitor Upgraded Firmware by Laser Bear Industries

Disclaimer: Laser Bear Industries and are not responsible for damages caused by the use of this tool or firmware. Flash this at your own risk. Download the tool and firmware here    Updated Firmware with aspect ratio controls working Beta: June 22, 2022 Firmware Includes support for IR remote control, a new 180 degree rotation mode, […]

XboxHD+ Firmware v2.1

MakeMHz has just released a massive firmware update for the XboxHD+ internal HDMI kit for the original Xbox.  There’s new features, buxfixes, tweaks and tons more!  I strongly recommend checking out the release link below for details, but I also provided a summary below.  To get this new firmware, either connect your console to a […]

Weekly Roundup #310

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0: The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]

BVM “H-Series” SMS Fix?

The Sony BVM D9H and D14H series monitors, don’t have a built in “VCR Mode”, which results in a “sync curl” at the top of the screen.  Martin, creator of the BVM replacement cards has discovered a fix for SMS consoles (demonstrated by Chris Valdez above), however PC Engine / TG-16 consoles still have the […]

Clear PlayStation Shell Pre-Orders

Multiple stores have opened pre-orders on a “Crystal White” clear shell for the PlayStation 1.  Please note that these pre-orders are complete shells, but do not include controller and memory card port replacements;  Those aren’t finalized and won’t be available until next year.  The cases are compatible with 5500 / 7000 / 7500 / 9000 […]

PC Engine Ribbon Cable Replacement

PC Engine consoles are a two-piece design, with the main motherboard bolted to the bottom shell and the HUCard slot bolted to the top.  These two pieces are mated together using a ribbon cable, with each of the 72 pins soldered directly to each board.  These cables have started to fail and replacing them is […]

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