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Dreamcast Component Cables Reviewed

Here’s a review of the new Sega Dreamcast Component Video cables from Retro Gaming Cables.  These use Mike Chi’s RetroTINK Transcoder technology to convert the native RGB and VGA outputs of the Dreamcast to YPbPr.  The cables can switch between 480p / 31KHz modes and 15KHz mode (oddly labeled 576?), which outputs 240p and 480i.  […]

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Weekly Roundup #350

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:  https://anchor.fm/retrorgb If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]

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Thunderbolt Bandwidth Testing

This video tests the maximum advertised 40GBps bandwidth of Thunderbolt and finds real-world results of more like 30GBps.  While this will NOT matter in most cases, if true, this will prevent reviewers & video analysts from recording lossless 4K60 4:4:4 via Thunderbolt.  And it could also mean limitations for people using modern video cards externally.  […]

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8BitDo Controllers Add AppleTV / iOS Support

Lon Seidman just posted a video demoing the new iOS support for a few different models of 8BitDo controllers.  After flashing the new firmware, simply put the controller in “D-Input mode” and you can wirelessly connect the controller to iPad, iPhones and any Apple TV game that supports MFi controllers.  Also, any iOS devices with […]

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SNES2Neo Controller Adapter

Pre-orders are open for a Super Nintendo to Neo Geo controller adapter.  These are designed by Todd from Retro Frog and are selling for $40 plus shipping.  More info is available in the (short) launch video above, as well as below the links: Pre-Order Here:  https://retrorgb.link/snes2neo This adapter should be compatible with anything that uses the Neo […]

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Weekly Roundup #349

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:  https://anchor.fm/retrorgb If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]