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Resurrecting Dead CPS2 Game

CPS2 Game with flat battery Recently I realised it was time to change the internal security “suicide” batteries on my collection of CPS2 games. These batteries are designed to render the game unplayable when they run down and should be...

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DIY Sega Rally Cabinet Complete

I’ve always wanted to own a full size sit down Sega racing cabinet. Now I had the space in my new workshop I decided to build my own. Now its finished and time to show off this project. I couldn’t...

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CRT Calibration 2, RGB Shift Solution

I managed to get plenty of time to enjoy the 25″ Trinitron KV-25F1U TV that I collected recently. Its a great TV and perfect for mostly 240p content, but one problem has bugged me since I got it. The horizontal...

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Hail Hydra – Automatic Scart Switcher

Hail Hydra. No, I’m not trying to start underground movements to bring down S.H.E.I.L.D, but rather tell you about my experience with the Hydra auto scart switcher. Hydra Scart Switcher My 5 port manual RGB scart switcher was giving me...

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CRT Calibration

Just a quick update on the 21″ Sony Trinitron Last weekend. After spending some time with this TV I’ve managed to get it calibrated and fixed a few issues. Sometimes these old TVs need a bit of tweaking after years...

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CRT pickup Road-trip

CRT Madness. Does it exist? My wife thinks I have it, so it must be real. I’ve just been on a 400mile (round trip) to pickup a pair of Sony Trinitron TV sets. It was a long day but totally...

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At last! An update.

2021 is just flying by, and its been a long time since I had time to sit down and do an blog update. My workshop got finished early this year just in time to start working from home. So here’s...

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Workshop Progress (January)

Well its been an exciting month so far. My long awaited workshop was built just before Christmas, and I could start working on the interior. As I’ve mentioned, I want to use this space as a workshop, office (work from...

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Workshop Progress

First post in ages.I’m still alive and so is my dream of building a Workshop and Arcade room in my garden. Some real progress happened last week. The concrete base has now been installed. The final building size will be...