MiSTer Power Switch Warning

Several users have reported voltage drops when using 5.5mm barrel plug power switches with the MiSTer. Two Three people have now tested them on a multi-meter and the results are shocking “5.1v normally, 4.2v w/switch” –Lo-Fi Although the switches may “work”, they are dropping the voltage to dangerous levels. Symptoms include boot failures and the […]

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8BitDo’s ‘GBros.’ Wireless Switch Adapter

8BitDo has just announced a wireless adapter for the Nintendo Switch.  This allows you to plug in both GameCube and Wii Classic controllers into the adapter, which is then wirelessly connected to the Switch.  The main page lists the adapter as “lag-free”, but that’s hard to believe considering you first have to convert the controllers […]

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Otaku SCART Switch Review

Here’s a short review of an inexpensive SCART / RCA switch from Otaku-Games.   It doesn’t have any of the options or enhancements of the gscartsw, but I think it might be a good start for people looking for an inexpensive option! SCART Switch Page:  http://retrorgb.com/scartswitches.htmlOtaku Switch:  https://otaku-games.com/index.php?_route_=misc/rgb/scart-switches

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Extron Crosspoint Touchscreen Remote Control

Dochartaigh has just created a wireless, touchscreen interface for Extron Crosspoint switches!  You’ll first need a Crosspoint with an Ethernet port, plus the ability to log in and configure it (USB to serial?).  After that, just download the files John posted and follow his instructions:  https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=63212 Personally, I think it looks awesome and is a great […]

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New GameCube controllers and Multitap coming for Switch

Nintendo will release rebranded Smash Bros. GC pads with a Switch logo on the box to coincide with the new Smash Bros. game releasing on November 16th.  A new version of the multitap will be available on December 7th, but there’s no confirmation if it will be USB or wireless.  My guess is this is just […]