Alex Mitchell

Analogue Releases Updates, Reaffirms SNt/MSg/DAC Restock

(Update 2: Feb 23, 2021) Smokemonster has added updated jailbreak firmwares to each console’s respective GitHub page. I have also included links to those updates next to the official links at the bottom of this article. (Update 1: Feb 22, 2021) Analogue has also posted an article to their support website that addresses ongoing community concerns […]

Alex Mitchell

FirebrandX Releases Nt Mini Noir Settings Guide

Granular control over the way audio and video is rendered has always been one of Analogue’s prominent features, but it can be daunting to navigate those menus without a comprehensive knowledge of retro gaming hardware, broadcast standards, and the artistic intent of the era’s developers. Fortunately, retro gaming guru FirebrandX has published a series of videos and documents […]

SmokeMonster

Analogue Nt Mini Noir Jailbreak

I just released the Analogue Nt Mini Noir Jailbreak. For all the juicy details and instructions, see my new video. There is way too much to list here, but in short there are several new and improved cores, a complete overhaul of the NES JB core, and most importantly, the return of CopyNES, the cartridge […]

Ray Commend

Experimental Pi opens up Pre-orders for PiBoy DMG

With the Analogue Pocket selling out within the first 15 minutes of pre-orders, many potential customers expressed their disappointment with the company. Some have even called into question as to whether Analogue’s practice of advertising zero emulation for its devices is deceptive. Hardware emulation versus software emulation is a volatile topic to say the least, […]

Alex Mitchell

Analogue Delays Nt Mini V2, Details New Features

(Edit: Previous revisions of this article contained a typo that referenced analog video output from the DB-15 instead of the HD-15 port. This typo has been corrected. To reiterate, the Nt Mini Noir is not capable of outputting analog video from its DB-15 port.) Retro hardware manufacturer Analogue released several statements today regarding the latest […]

Alex Mitchell

“Analogue 8” Trademark Abandoned

As of March 23rd, 2020, Hi-Fi retro console manufacturer Analogue Inc has abandoned its trademark for the long-rumoured Analogue 8 console. Filed in mid-2019 along with the Analogue Pocket trademark, the listing sparked rumours that Analogue was designing a console similar to the Nt Mini but with a focus on reducing costs by eliminating the […]

SmokeMonster

Xilinx’s New FPGA has the Highest Logic Density of Any Single Device Ever Made

Xilinx revealed their new high-end FPGA, the Virtex VU19P, which will be the largest FPGA ever created. It comes from their line of 16nm UltraScale+ FPGAs and contains 35 billion transistors. It boasts the highest logic density and the input/output count (2,072) of any single device ever made, and is 1.6X larger than the Virtex […]

SmokeMonster

Sega 32X Support Coming to Mega Sg + DAC

Kevtris announced in My Life in Gaming’s DAC Stream that he has the 32X working with the Analogue Mega Sg. It will require the DAC and a custom mixing cable. 32X hardware support is extremely difficult because of the way its analog video is mixed back to the Genesis. Kev has confirmed that Doom and […]

SmokeMonster

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.