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Mythbusting the PS3’s YLOD

Back in July, a post on psx-place claimed to have found the real cause of the PS3’s YLOD:  The “tokin” capacitors that filter power for the main chips inside the PS3.  Displaced Gamers, as always, has done an excellent job both articulating the problem and asserting that it might be a fix, not the fix. All these […]

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Interview With RetroTINK Creator Mike Chi

Here’s my second interview with Mike Chi, creator of the RetroTINK line of products.  We shot this during my west coast visit last summer (July 10th 2019), but it’s just airing now, as I wanted to talk openly about the RAD2x after its release. RetroTINK Products: http://www.retrotink.com/ Rad2x:  http://bit.ly/rad2x RAD2x Video: https://www.retrorgb.com/unveiling-the-rad2x-hdmi-cables.html RetroTINK2x: https://www.retrorgb.com/retrotink2x.html Raspberry Pi […]

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FPGA GameBoy on 10″ LED Array

Kevin Horton aka Kevtris, creator of the Analogue FPGA consoles has just uploaded a video showcasing a project he worked on:  Programming an FPGA core to run GameBoy on a LED array. Kevin’s put together many fun little projects like this in the past and I’m happy to see him post an overview on his […]

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Weekly Roundup #168

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=2019-09-25_168.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html 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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]

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Genesis Mini Lag Testing

There’s already an overwhelming amount of reviews floating around for the new Sega Genesis Mini emulation console, so rather than follow the herd, I thought I’d concentrate on one aspect of the experience that not many others have covered:  Lag.  I go through both audio lag, as well as overall emulation lag compared to an […]

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Weekly Roundup #167

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=2019-09-18_167.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html 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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]