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Beginners are encouraged to check out the RGB Guide, anyone looking for console mods or technical info should go right to the Console Info & Mods section for guides, upgrade reviews and lots more!

…and of course, check out the news below and listen to the Weekly Roundup podcast that summarizes everything that’s been going on in the past week


Dreamcast Component Cables Reviewed

Here’s a review of the new Sega Dreamcast Component Video cables from Retro Gaming Cables.  These use Mike Chi’s RetroTINK Transcoder technology to convert the native RGB and VGA outputs of the Dreamcast to YPbPr.  The cables can switch between 480p / 31KHz modes and 15KHz mode (oddly labeled 576?), which outputs 240p and 480i.  […]


Suikoden Vinyl Soundtrack Pre-Order

Ship to Shore has launched a pre-order for Suikoden soundtrack composed by Konami Kukeiha Club from Playstation on a vinyl record featuring original artwork from the Konami Vault. It’s priced at $40/€42/£42.99/CAD58, with scheduled release being Q3 2023. (US) Ship to Shore: https://shiptoshoremedia.com/collections/featured/products/suikoden (EU) Black Screen Records: https://blackscreenrecords.com/products/suikoden (CA) Very Ok Vinyl: https://www.veryokvinyl.com/products/suikoden (UK) Chipfreq: […]


Weekly Roundup #350

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download:  https://anchor.fm/retrorgb If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]


FM Towns Marty ODE Pre-Orders

Fixel has just opened pre-orders on the previously discussed Optical Drive Emulator for the FM Towns Marty.  This will emulate both the CDROM and floppy drive, making it a one-stop solution for the console.  The price for the DMC88 is $188 plus shipping and they’re due to ship in June of this year. Pre-Order Here:  https://3do.dev/products/dmc88 For more […]

Nicole Branagan

RGB and the SG-1000 II

Hello! Nicole Express here. I’ve written a recent blog post about doing an RGB mod to the SG-1000 II, using the French Adapteur R.V.B. to amplify RGB signals from the circuitboard. Feel free to look at that post for the full details on how it was done. Otherwise, let’s dig in for some interesting reasons […]


Thunderbolt Bandwidth Testing

This video tests the maximum advertised 40GBps bandwidth of Thunderbolt and finds real-world results of more like 30GBps.  While this will NOT matter in most cases, if true, this will prevent reviewers & video analysts from recording lossless 4K60 4:4:4 via Thunderbolt.  And it could also mean limitations for people using modern video cards externally.  […]