Forming csync From H & V sync

Last year, Ste from HD Retrovision posted an excellent technical breakdown of how csync is generated and how it applies to retro consoles.  It was written for the person who wants to know why these signals work and not just what to do with them;  Something I’d sure like to see a lot more of! […]

Weekly Roundup #172

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=2019-10-23_172.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/ […]

Yaba Sanshiro Updated to 2.9.0 and Adds New Games

Once again, Yaba Sanshiro, the Sega Saturn emulator by devMiyax has been updated to version 2.9.0.  In addition to any tweaks and fixes when updating, this updated version officially supports three new games. These games are: * Assault Leynos 2 * Stellar Assault SS * Alone In The Dark 2 Yaba Sanshiro can be installed […]

Input Lag Science Website Launched

Loïc Petit has just complied all of his input lag testing methods and test results into one website:  https://inputlag.science/ Loïc’s work is focused on sticks and converters for modern equipment and is a giant help for people who want to know which equipment to purchase!  The info and guides can absolutely be applied to retro gaming […]

Are Some SD Cards “Louder” Than Others?

Firebrandx has just posted an interesting discovery on his Patreon page and I wanted to post his findings here (with his permission):  https://www.patreon.com/posts/ssds3-ditch-your-30815328 In most ODE’s (Optical Drive Emulators) and ROM Carts, it’s common to hear a “buzzing” sound when the SD card is being accessed.  It’s most often noticed when there’s silence in the […]

NBA Jam – The Book

I doubt there was a gamer alive in the 90’s that never played NBA Jam, at least once, either in the arcade or on home consoles.  I distinctly remember it as being the perfect blend of an arcade game and a sports game, drawing fans from both genre’s.  Add to an already good game some […]

Divide 2k20 for ZX Spectrum

Lotharek just updated the overall design and functionality of his interpretation of the ZX Spectrum multi-purpose device “Divide“. Originally conceived by Pavel Cimbal, Divide is basically an ATA interface for Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum; Lotharek’s version plugs right into the computer’s expansion port and adds support for loading software directly from a compact flash card, completely […]

Atari 7800 Schematics Found in Dumpster Treasure Trove

Fifty pages of complete engineering schematics for the Atari 7800 and its associated ICs have been released by Curt, the historian behind the Atari Museum Website. The documents have circulated among private individuals for years, but this is the first time they have been publicly accessible. The schematics essentially provide a blueprint that can be […]

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