Alex Mitchell

citrus3000psi Releases PS1Digital Install Video

Retro developer Dan Kunz (a.k.a. citrus3000psi) released an installation video this week for the PS1Digital, showcasing what looks to be a completed board design. The PS1Digital is a modification from citrus300psi and chriz2600 that that adds HDMI output to certain models of the original Playstation, in addition to some mod-chip and wireless networking capabilities. While a […]

Alex Mitchell

Consolized Nintendo DS teased by Woozle64

Woozle64, a developer responsible for the excellent GBA Consolizer, has teased the development of a similar modification that enables HDMI output from a Nintendo DS. Making good progress on the DS Consolizer. pic.twitter.com/pdU6KSTUnu — Stephen (@Woozle64) April 27, 2020 Consolization is a colloquial term for a mod that converts a portable game system in to something […]

Alex Mitchell

PS1Digital Update: New FPGA, Reclocking Features

On April 1st 2020, Dan “citrus3000psi” Kunz tweeted some updates on the PS1Digital (nee, PS1HDMI) project. The PS1Digital, like the DCDigital, is a hardware modification that adds HDMI ports to compatible consoles by tapping in to the digital video and audio signals on their respective motherboards. While high-quality analog video signals can look excellent on […]

SmokeMonster

Atari Jaguar CD: Reverse Polarity Protection Diode Fix

Last week I documented the method for adding a reverse polarity protection diode to the Atari Jaguar, to prevent damage caused by attaching the wrong power supply. ElectronAsh came up with the same mod for the Jaguar CD add-on, although it is a little more complex. Do not attempt this if you don’t own a […]

Super Nintendo Cartridge Insert and Dust Cover

For ages, region specific imports have been in existence; however, I’ve never bothered with obtaining them because of the language barrier. Thanks to the super stacker that’s no longer an issue. Problem solved, right? Nope, this brings up another issue — dealing with the cartridge slot. The cartridge slot for the Super Famicom and the Super […]

SmokeMonster

PS Vita Owned: Final Crypto Layer Defeated

Many exploits have graced the PS Vita, allowing user to boot homebrew, emulators, Adrenaline (opening the Vita’s built-in PS1 & PSP functionality), and the like. But now Yifan Lu, the famous Vita scene hacker, has now completely and permanently defeated any remaining protections that Sony had in place by extracting the physically stored hardware keyslots […]