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Mega Everdrive Pro Firmware v4.15

Krikzz has just released a few firmware updates for the Mega Everdrive Pro ROM Cart / ODE – First a main firmware update (v4.15), then a beta update to fix MD+ (4.16beta).  Some of the main features are each game gets their own subfolder of data, containing their own savegame files, cheat codes, etc.  This […]

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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 […]

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Weekly Roundup #310

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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MiSTer 240p 120Hz on a VGA CRT Monitor

Many people in the retro gaming scene are interested in having a “professional monitor” experience, but don’t have the budget for a PVM or BVM.  One alternative to this, is using pretty much any good condition VGA monitor, doubling 240p to 480p (since CRT VGA monitors aren’t compatible with 240p), then adding artificial scanlines.  This results […]

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Weekly Roundup #309

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE 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 […]