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Time Sleuth available for Pre-Order

The Time Sleuth, a display lag tester that was announced last week, is now available for pre-order at Citrus3000psi’s website:  https://shop.dansprojects.com/time-sleuth-lag-tester.html Priced at $80, this device will be compatible with OLED, LCD, Plasma and even CRT screens. The latter will require some adapters to function properly in conjunction with the Time Sleuth, but all of the […]

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SNES updates (February 2019)

Here are some small and interesting updates that happened during the last few days in the Super Nintendo scene: First, following the announcement of the SD2SNES Pro, Krikzz is now offering the SD2SNES at his store for a discounted price of ~168$. (The original price was set at 197$) If you’re still on the fence […]

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Collectorvision Phoenix Pre-Order and updates

Announced back in October 2018, Collectorvision’s Phoenix has recently gone up for pre-order. Following recent announcements, the aforementioned system went beyond being just a Colecovision FPGA-based console. First, listed on Collectorvision’s pre-order page are 4 purchasing packages, ranging from $200 to $1000. The system will be optionally bundled with Caverns of Death and/or an SNES […]

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Framemeister 2.04 Firmware released (updated)

EDIT:  Hold off on updating for now, unless your 4K TV ins’t compatible at all:  https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=63951 EDIT# 2:  Updating is fine, as long as you don’t need 5x scanlines:  https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?p=1350765&sid=14af530b72ffd8fa5b1a4bace8b83d90#p1350765   In a surprising manner, Micomsoft just released a new firmware upgrade for its thought-to-be-dead, infamous Framemeister XRGB-Mini. Through their Twitter account, Micomsoft listed some of the […]

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Retro-Bit Genesis Portable

It seems that Retro-Bit‘s collaboration with SEGA just went beyond simply manufacturing licensed peripherals for legacy systems as the former just showed a Nomad-lookalike (both in Black and Blue variants) prototype at CES 2019. Retro-Bit is (temporarily, hopefully) calling its new system the Genesis Portable. They’re obviously replacing the Genesis 2 8-pin din port with an […]