History of Analog Luma in Video Signals

YouTuber “Displaced Gamers” just released another educational video in his series covering analog signals, resolutions, aspect ratios, and more.  This video covered “Luma” and the history of brightness and its uses in television and video signals.  As well as its applications to video signal and how the human eye perceives it.  Special care and attention […]

Retron 5 Custom Firmware

It seems that a custom firmware for the Retron5 is now being tested!:  https://circuit-board.de/forum/index.php/Thread/27960-ROM-RetroN-5-0-3-1-pre-rooted-deutsch-in-Blau/ According to the post, the CFW works by flashing an SD card with an image file (like with a Raspberry Pi image).  Then, booting the Retron5 with that SD card and a wired controller (not the wireless it comes with) will auto-boot to a […]

New NeoGeo Pocket SD Cartridge Shells

RetroHQ is now shipping all Neo Geo Pocket SD order with a high-quality SLA plastic shell!  Previously, the cartridges shipped with a 3D printed case and while those were great, upgrading to SLA is always a good bonus. Also, anyone who wants to upgrade their current NGPSD will soon be able to purchase just the shell from […]

Triple Bypass CDX Installation Instructions Added

Mobius Strip Tech has just successfully tested a Genesis Triple Bypass installation on a Sega CDX.  Installations like this are important both to document the mod itself, as well to help discover how these less-common consoles work!  Detailed pictures of the installation can be found here:  https://www.retrorgb.com/cdx3bp.html We’ve also been trying to update most of the […]

Behar Bros Neo Geo MVS RGB Board

The Behar Bros’ have just announced the “RGB16”:  An RGB SCART output board for Neo Geo MVS motherboards.  This board will allow you to solder to the JAMMA outputs of an MVS board and get both audio and video through a SCART socket:  https://www.beharbros.com/rgb16 This device was designed as a companion to people also purchasing their […]

MiSTer 1943 Core Publicly Launched

Jose Tejada has just released his 1943 FPGA core to the MiSTer platform!  The core should soon be added to the auto-download scripts, but you can get the zip file right now from Jose’s public Patreon post. I’m so excited to see how quickly the MiSTer platform is growing and seeing all the amazingly accurate […]

RetroPSU Production Issues

The creator of the RetroPSU products has just posted a heartfelt and frustrated update to their production schedule:  https://www.retropsu.com/store/blog/ A picture of the latest PSU, as well as a detailed description of the issues were posted.  In short, the latest batch of PSU’s have been delayed, due to a communication dropout with the manufacturer.  The creator […]

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