Analogue Nt Mini Noir 2nd preorder tomorrow (11th)

Analogue has just announced that they’ll be doing a second pre-order for the upcoming NT Mini Noir.  It will happen tomorrow August 11th at 8AM PST.  The price is still $500 + shipping and it will be available here:  https://www.analogue.co/editions/nt-mini-noir There was a bit of controversy around the Noir, as pre-orders opened and closed a few […]

Interview with one of the last remaining CRT Manufacturers

I recently did an interview with Kurt from the company Dotronix, one of the last remaining manufacturers of CRT’s.  We went into the company’s history and chatted about CRT’s in general.  It was absolutely a pleasure talking to someone who’s been in the industry as long as Kurt’s been and I’m very grateful he shared […]

PiLagTester Pro Released

Awhile back, we reported on an open source project that allows people to use a Raspberry Pi and a high speed camera to measure lag on a display.  The creator of that project then theorized about a dedicated device that would record measurements for you.  The hope was that you can send a 4K signal […]

Mega Everdrive Pro Firmware v4.04

Krikzz has just released a new firmware for the Mega Everdrive Pro ROM Cart:  http://krikzz.com/pub/support/mega-everdrive/pro-series/OS/ The biggest change in this firmware is how save files are stored on the MicroSD card; Normally saves would move from the cart’s RAM to SD every time a new game is loaded.  This was totally fine during normal use, but […]

XStation, PS1Digital Mods Installed and Demo’d

Voultar has just posted a video showing the installation of two highly anticipated, upcoming products for the PlayStation 1:  The new optical drive emulator called the XStation and the digital-to-digital HDMI mod called the PS1Digital.  Both are fairly complicated mods that involve fine pitch soldering, so I’d recommend professional installation services for both. I’ll soon […]

GrafxBooster In Stock At CastleMania

The GrafxBooster from db Electronics is now in stock at CastleMania Games for $70 + shipping:  https://bit.ly/grafxbooster Since it’s release, the GrafxBooster has been regarded as the premium plug & play choice for both TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine users, offering composite, S-Video and RGB output via a Genesis 2-style port, with all three video outputs safely usable […]

2nd Run Of Virtual Boy Black Medallions

Tony, the creator of the aluminium Virtual Boy medallions has just completed one more run of production.  He originally only planned on making one batch, but the demand was pretty overwhelming and only a fraction of people who wanted one were able to purchase.  Not wanting to let people down, he’s made a second run […]

Experimental Pi opens up Pre-orders for PiBoy DMG

PiBoyWith the Analogue Pocket selling out within the first 15 minutes of pre-orders, many potential customers expressed their disappointment with the company. Some have even called into question as to whether Analogue’s practice of advertising zero emulation for its devices is deceptive. Hardware emulation versus software emulation is a volatile topic to say the least, […]

Weekly Roundup #213

  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=2020-08-05_213.mp3 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.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All […]

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