murphyebass Registered User
#16

CiDeRmAn said:
The difference is stunning though, well worth the minor investment in a set of RGB cables, the console may become less of an occasional treat and more of a go to console as a result!

Also consider getting it modified, there's some nice switchless mods out there that will incur no outward alterations to your console but will result in better, full screen games running at full speed.


I actually bought it here. It has a 50/60 switch on it

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BGOllie Moderator
#17

Retr0gamer said:
It's more ignorance is bliss.


You're becoming predictable young jedi

TBH , for most people, it's more a case of available space and compromising with the other half. Most people just want to play the game from the original console and can't be bothered looking for a 60hz console, japanese imports and fork out the money for a broadcasting CRT (I hope you've one of these retr0 otherwise you're living in ignorance ) ... also not everybody has the time to play retro-games for more than a odd hour a week so for the occasional game, it HAS to be all about compromise.

As for the initial question, my advice would be to get these 3 things.
RGB to SCART cable
Connect it to a SCART to HDMI converter
Hdmi cable to connect into the monitor.

or if your monitor has VGA input, get a scart to vga cable and just enjoy your game time.

As Brownfinger pointed out though you may experience some lag depending on the upscaling processor, it's unavoidable but quite minimal in general. My best friend runs his MD on his flatscreen TV and I never really noticed lag there.

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eddhorse Registered User
#18

Paleblood said:
A JPEG in 2017.

Yeah, you really showed him alright.


But it's Jean Luc?

Plus its the Arcade and Retro Forum, JPEGs are Retro now.

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murphyebass Registered User
#19

BGOllie said:
You're becoming predictable young jedi

TBH , for most people, it's more a case of available space and compromising with the other half. Most people just want to play the game from the original console and can't be bothered looking for a 60hz console, japanese imports and fork out the money for a broadcasting CRT (I hope you've one of these retr0 otherwise you're living in ignorance ) ... also not everybody has the time to play retro-games for more than a odd hour a week so for the occasional game, it HAS to be all about compromise.

As for the initial question, my advice would be to get these 3 things.
RGB to SCART cable
Connect it to a SCART to HDMI converter
Hdmi cable to connect into the monitor.

or if your monitor has VGA input, get a scart to vga cable and just enjoy your game time.

As Brownfinger pointed out though you may experience some lag depending on the upscaling processor, it's unavoidable but quite minimal in general. My best friend runs his MD on his flatscreen TV and I never really noticed lag there.


Thanks for that. Good info

V-man Registered User
#20

BGOllie said:
You're becoming predictable young jedi

TBH , for most people, it's more a case of available space and compromising with the other half. Most people just want to play the game from the original console and can't be bothered looking for a 60hz console, japanese imports and fork out the money for a broadcasting CRT (I hope you've one of these retr0 otherwise you're living in ignorance ) ... also not everybody has the time to play retro-games for more than a odd hour a week so for the occasional game, it HAS to be all about compromise.

As for the initial question, my advice would be to get these 3 things.
RGB to SCART cable
Connect it to a SCART to HDMI converter
Hdmi cable to connect into the monitor.

or if your monitor has VGA input, get a scart to vga cable and just enjoy your game time.

As Brownfinger pointed out though you may experience some lag depending on the upscaling processor, it's unavoidable but quite minimal in general. My best friend runs his MD on his flatscreen TV and I never really noticed lag there.


I use the same solution for my MSX2 and Amiga's and confirm this works very well
If you are lucky enough to have a TV with a good analogue circuit you could skip on the SCART to HDMI Converter.

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CiDeRmAn Category Moderator
#21

eddhorse said:
But it's Jean Luc?

Plus its the Arcade and Retro Forum, JPEGs are Retro now.


Gifs are where the cool kidz are at

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Steve X2 Moderator
#22

Megadrive via RF is fine

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Retr0gamer Category Moderator
#23

Paleblood said:
I should say that I also picked up an RGB cable for my PS2 recently, and hooked it up to a rather fabulous Sony CRT that my landlord/uncle left behind. I couldn't believe the difference. Pro Evo 6 looked much more muted, but ultimately a lot deeper. Resident Evil 4 looked fantastic. All of those years playing the PS2 and I'm only now just seeing it in it's proper light! I guess I owe it to my Mega Drive to give it the same attention.


There's using RF cables instead of RGB but an even bigger crime is playing the PS2 version of Resi 4 over the Gamecube version or the later releases based off the GC version.

CiDeRmAn Category Moderator
#24

That Game use version was the best...

Retr0gamer Category Moderator
#25

CiDeRmAn said:
That Game use version was the best...


****ing autocorrect

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BGOllie Moderator
#26

played it on PC . wasn't the easiest experience, especially without a gamepad

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