What’s a compatible power adapter for this?
I had a USB to barrel connector in my spares box. Lucky it is the correct polarity and fit.
Quick Google shows this page with the one I have
Aww yeah, looking good.
With regards to the white speckle the board picks up noise really easily from certain PSUs. I had the white speckling and tried another power supply and it went away. If that doesn’t work then doing the various cap mods might help:
It’s really very minor so l’ll wait to see what it is like once things are more final in my setup.
The GC preset resetting is my biggest problem.
@Vespa did you wire in SCART? I don’t really use it any more but I figure i might want to be complete and wire it in. Especially if the 3D printed case I order has a slot for it (some do).
I plan to but just been using a SyncStrike until I make a case for it. I think rama has been looking at another board, one that replaces the current esp board so this isn’t even its final form
Got a local guy willing to print a case for me for £20 which seems reasonable.
Trying to justify getting rid of my Extron, which has better (hardware) user interface and higher output resolutions, but also a little extra lag, no 240p, and higher power consumption.
I posted this in the GBS shmups thread.
Often I have PC on VGA while gaming on Component and switch between the two.
Can I choose which input to display? Component or VGA?
Ideally I’d also like a preset for each that is auto-selected.
Finally, is it possible to unify the output settings?
Output from Component and VGA require different sync settings on my monitor.
I’m coming from an Extron which has front buttons to switch inputs, per-input settings, and one unified output setting so I never have to change my monitor settings. I’d like to replace it because it uses more power, a little more lag, and can’t do 240p, though it does support higher output resolutions.
To save cross-posting
This is probably the ‘no-solder mod’ solution for the GBS, not sure if anyone is selling these yet
D1 plugged in:
It should mean you just need this board, a D1 and GBS 82XX and be generally good to go.
From the comments:
Hopefully not OSSC prices!
I am curious to how much it will cost. Hopefully it remains relatively cheap.
Is this something that would allow me to take a lot of retro-inspired games on Steam and scale them down to a CRT?
Yeah, as long as they support ‘480p’ it will spit out 240p in RGBHV or Component (Component output is listed as experimental but seems to be fine)
Yep, if the game will do 640 x 480 you should be good.
This is going to be great! I have a Corio but it’s kind of a pain… and I love new thinks to mess around with. Probably have to wait for that fully assembled version but I’ll be grabbing one.
Someone in Canada is selling pre-built GBS scalers. (doesn’t have the clock mod, unfortunately)