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CRT Color Calibration Series

Dan Mons has just started a series of videos about CRT color calibration.  While there’s other videos and guides available that teach how to calibrate geometry, I don’t know of any others that explain color calibration at this level. The first video in the series goes over the theory behind how your eyes perceive color […]

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Weekly Roundup #203

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-05-27_203.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All […]

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Introducing the Sega Triple Bypass

While the Sega Triple Bypass has been discussed on this site since its inception, I’ve held off on making a formal “introduction” video until it was both deemed a “completed project” and in stock in decent quantities at a store.  While there will always be “special editions” and people’s own interpretations, the goal of a […]

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Lockdown Giveaway Week #7: GameCube Carby HDMI Adapter

This week, I’ve teamed up with Insurrection Industries to give away a Carby Component adapter for the Nintendo GameCube.  This adapter is an awesome way to get HDMI output from any GameCube with the digital port and supports 240p, 480i and 480p output!  Purchase a Carby direct from Insurrection:  https://insurrectionindustries.com/product/carby-v2/ Also, all versions of the […]

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MacOS Version of MDFourier Now Available

The MDFourier team has just launched a MacOS version of their analysis software.  This provides the same exact toolset as the Windows version, with the minimum supported OSX being 10.9 Mavericks.  The Windows version was also updated as well, with both versions at v1.01:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/mdfourier-1-01-37411280 For anyone unfamiliar, the MDFourier software works by playing a series […]

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Emulicious adds MSX Support

The software emulation platform Emulicious has just added support for MSX computer games.  Most MSX1 cartridge ROMs are supported and disk images can be supported if you supply your own BIOS.  Interestingly, the creator Calindro seems to have added this support within just four weeks! As a note, while Emulicious is a capable emulator, it’s most […]

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Sega Saturn Fenrir ODE Firmware Updates

A new firmware was just released for the Fenrir Optical Drive emulator: Purchase Fenrir:  https://8bitmods.com/fenrir/ Firmware:  https://www.fenrir-ode.fr/firmware.html#download The user interface has been tweaked, including fixing the top overscan area.  Non-CRT users might not realize that TV’s in that era often cut off the borders of the signal and game developers compensated for this by not […]

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Weekly Roundup #202

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-05-20_202.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All […]

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PSIO SIO-X Installation Board

Voultar recently released a custom installation board for the PSIO that simplifies its installation;  The original install had a chip that sits in the center of the motherboard, with wires in all directions and nothing to anchor the chip.  Voultar’s board slides over pins on the motherboard, making it slightly easier to install, as well […]