Category: Projects

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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 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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Current Status – Workshop/Arcade plans

Hello. Its been a while since I last posted an update. We moved into our new house in the middle of February. The house had been empty for 4 years and is completely outdated, so we have a huge amount...

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RetroPie Consoles Finished

I’ve finished working on my mini Sega Megadrive and Super Nintendo Raspberry Pi consoles. Click here to see how they work. Both are based on the Raspberry Pi 3B and running RetroPie. Now I have a new way to play...

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RetroFlag cases for Raspberry Pi

With all my game collection, tool and most of my equipment packed up for the move (see here for details), I’ve been looking for an easy project to keep me busy. Something that doesn’t involve soldering for once. I recently...

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Retro PC now with Voodoo2

You may have seen my previous posts about building a Retro PC for some DOS game action… I wanted to keep maximum DOS compatibility, but also add support for 90’s 3D accelerated Windows games. So the biggest additions were the...

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Affordable RGB to HDMI adapter

I’ve been looking for a cheap RGB Scart to HDMI adapter for some time. Its already been proven that most of the cheap units on Amazon or eBay are crap and don’t in-fact support RGB or resolutions down to 240i/p....

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Retro PC

During the last couple of months I’ve been playing around with the idea of building a DOS based retro PC. Now I’ve finally gone and made a start. My aim is to have a good, fast, DOS/Win98 compatible PC for...