SmokeMonster

Extron SCART input/output Adapter PCB

Bradon Kanyid has released his much anticipated Extron SCART input/output adapter cards. Extron switches use BNC jacks for input/output by default, and buying SCART-to-BNC cables is expensive. These new PCBs simplify the process and save money, costing $8-12 to build. Giant professional Extron video switches are relatively cheap, so this makes for a really nice […]

Rany Battikh

Retro Gaming on Raspberry Pi 4 update (Early July 2019)

Shortly after last week’s announcement/release of the Raspberry Pi 4, questions were raised about the product’s backward compatibility with previous retro gaming related software and hardware released for the first 3 iterations of the RP. First, on the software side of things, Libretro, the team behind the multi-emulator frontend RetroArch, explained through a statement on […]

SmokeMonster

New Playstation 1/2/3 Breakout Board for RGB, Component, Composite, S-video, and Audio

Jacob Proctor has released an open-source PCB schematic for a Playstation 1, 2, and 3 audio-video breakout board. It supports RGBS, Component, Composite, S-video, stereo audio, and obviously is zero lag. Users can decide if they’d like to use RCA or BNC jacks, or a VGA breakout (like MiSTer’s IO Board), and it can do […]

beyondpixels

Retro-Access is adding a dedicated page for custom cables

The US RGB cable seller “Retro-Access” has made a dedicated page to order your custom cables by being able to choose: The length The source connector (Nintendo Multi-Out, Mini-Din, DSub15 with or without Sync stripper…) Audio options for input and output There are actually 2 pages: one with a SCART plug and the other one […]