Retrobit to Show Officially Licensed Sega Products at Gamescon

Retrobit just announced that they’ll be unveiling their full line of officially-licensed Sega products this week at Gamescom 2018.  Due to arrive this November, the list of products will include: Genesis Wired 6-Button Original Port Controller (Black, Clear Blue) Genesis Wired 8-Button USB® Port Controller (Black, Clear Blue) Genesis Bluetooth® Controller (Black) Genesis Bluetooth® Receiver […]

gscartsw_lite pre-orders open August 27th

Superg will be opening pre-orders of the latest version of his gscartsw_lite next week, on Monday the 27th.  This is the version that will include an upgraded sync regeneration feature that includes RGsB (sync-on-green) support, as well as component (YPbPr) passthrough!  I believe the price will stay at $180 + shipping. When pre-orders open, they’ll […]

Refurbishing an Atari 800XL

I just saw a great blog post from someone who recently refurbished an Atari 800XL.  I thought it was a really great read and enjoyed reading about some of the methods they used!  I’d rather not spoil it, so I’ll just link to the post:  https://www.retrohax.net/extreme-refurbishing-episode-2-atari-800-xl-part-one/   #atari800xl, #retrohax, #extremerefurbishing

Oscilloscope Pt 2: Component Video Testing with Ste

Here’s a continuation of Ste teaching us how to use an oscilloscope. This time we focus on testing component video testing, as well as brush up on our scope skills:     Here’s the full formula Ste used to calculate expected voltage differences: The below only applies to standard defintion and enhanced definition resolutions.i.e. 240p/288p/480i/576i/480p/576p ==================================== […]