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GBS Control: Installation & Overview

This video highlights GBS Control, the amazing custom software from Rama that converts the mediocre GBS8200 scaler into an AWESOME piece of retro gaming hardware!  I’ll cover the basics from assembly & programming, to lag testing and comparisons.

Donate to Rama:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ramapcsx2
GBS8200:  https://amzn.to/2Y1gLju
ESP8266 WiFi Module for GBS Control:  https://amzn.to/3g3Ex4R
Clock generator:  https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control/wiki/Si5351-Clock-Generator-install-notes
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GBS Control Page:  https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control
GBS-C AIO Custom Kit:  https://www.gbscaio.com/
PSU:  https://www.arrow.com/en/products/wsu050-4000/triad-magnetics
VGA to HDMI Converter:  https://amzn.to/2BhdjZz
VGA to YPbPr Breakout Cable:  https://amzn.to/3fQJrSU
Dave’s install video:  https://youtu.be/ZftKgnI0gvM

Tools I use for modding:  https://www.retrorgb.com/tools.html
amoore2600’s GBS Control Capture Examples: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhGYRkQ_llohGuMIgpz95asl0mhYOUHin

8220 Output Improvement components:

Replace R58 with 100 (or120) Ohm ferrite bead and after the ferrite, add a 1uF capacitor to ground as shown here:  https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control/wiki/GBS-8200-Variants
Ferrite:  https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/MPZ1608Y101BTD25/445-172899-1-ND/5040530
Capacitor:  https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/C0805C105K4RACTU/399-1284-1-ND/416060

00:00  Intro and opening
01:38  Hardware Installation
05:48  Software Setup
08:41  Connect to WiFi
09:38  Inputs
10:56  Outputs
13:03  Lag Testing
14:39  Examples & Comparisons
18:29  Outro

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