Tag: Video

Lakka – Optimal Video Settings for 240p

I recently got a Pi2Scart and I’m very happy with it. After enabling 240p, the games looked clean and crisp like never before. However, with Lakka’s default settings, there were some disturbing vertical lines when scrolling occurs This is especially noticeable in Wood Man’s Stage in Mega Man 2 on the NES. So I tested …

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Pi2Scart – RGB Video for Raspberry Pi

It’s 2017, and everyone is excited about 4K Gaming, except a few fellows who enjoy “Retro” Games. People like myself enjoy Games from the NES/SNES Era, when the optimal resolution was 240p. With today’s standards, we expect modern Hardware  (like the Raspberry Pi) to output video via a digital interface (HDMI) in 1080p (FullHD) minimum. …

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Atari VCS 2600 Composite Video Mod

Credits for this mod go to Circuit-board.de My Atari VCS was resting for 5+ years in the cellar when I finally got Yars’ Revenge for it. (Recommended by a fellow Retro Gamer). To hookup the VCS to the TV, I used the builtin antenna cable. As you can guess, Image quality was horrible ! So …

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Master System 50/60 Hz Mod (w. Switch)

Recently I had a spare Switch and a little time, and got inspired to pull off a 50/60Hz  Mod to the Master System on the german circuit-board. I know there’s also a switchless mod, but I didn’t have the needed parts at hand. Also, the SystemBoard in my Master System was already (factory)-modded. Turned out …

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