SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

‘DEVASTAR’ Open Source IR Light Gun Project

A new Open Source IR Light Gun project by Greg Gallardo called ‘Devastar‘, is in the works and looks to support numerous consoles. While the project apparently got it’s start back in 2019 and has remained pretty quiet despite steady progress, it’s now caught our attention as just a few months ago, Greg decided to […]

Rany Battikh

RGB Modding a PVM-20L1

Martin Hejnfelt, mostly known for reverse engineering the BKM-129x add-on cart for Sony PVM and BVM monitors, has recently posted a detailed guide about RGB modding a PVM 20L1. The “L” series, most often referred to as the final manufactured line of professional CRT monitors by Sony, was released throughout the early to mid 2000s. […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Helpful Advice for Capturing Displayed Images Off CRT

Lazy Game Reviews (LGR) recently posted a helpful video about recording and capturing real time footage from CRT monitors.  Clint goes into the details on how he sets up his camera, added hardware or accessories used while shooting.  As well as the post production and editing done to have the final images you see on […]


Analogue DAC Prototypes Unveiled – Super Nt/Mega Sg on CRT TVs

Several people were sent test copies of Analogue’s much anticipated prototype DAC (digital to analogue converter), which connects the Super Nt and Mega Sg, and future Analogue products, to CRT TVs, Monitors, and PVMs. I posted a video overview of the unit, and another video showing off light gun support.

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

CRT Monitor: Handling, Repairing, Modifying PSA by Perifractic

This is a Public Service Announcement (PSA) and warning to anyone interested in servicing, repairing, modifying or otherwise handling CRT (Cathode-Ray Tube) Monitors.   Video recently done by Perifractic on his Retro Recipes YouTube channel explains the dangers and safety precautions individuals need to take when performing or working around these devices.  This video also features […]


New CRT RGB Mod Board

A new open-source design for a board to assist in RGB-modding TV’s has just been released.  WARNING:  Modding or working on CRT’s is very dangerous and should only be done by professionals with extreme caution. The general procedure for RGB-modding a TV was to lift the RGBs lines from the On-Screen Display chip, as well as the “blanking” voltage […]