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N64 RGB "Tall Boi" & Buddy "Long" Board Assembly and Installation Guide

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N64 RGB "Tall Boi" & Buddy "Long" Board Assembly and Installation Guide

This mod is meant to restore the RGB signal in consoles with the NUS-VDC encoder using a more modern cleaner video amp. This allows the RGB signal to be razor sharp and have minimal noise/interference. Please note, however, that this mod is designed to only work on early revisions of the N64. Later models didn't have a video processer that had RGB outputs, so a different RGB solution is needed for these consoles. If your console has a serial number that begins with "NS1xxx" then you likely have the correct model. However, it is important to open the console and...

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The Replacements - Sega CD MD 2 Spindle

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The Replacements - Sega CD MD 2 Spindle

This is a replacement spindle for the Model 2 Sega CD. This console addition was notorious for having issues related to the spindle. If the spindle is broken, this is a direct solution that can be 3D printed using a variety of methods. This model is open source and available for free to anyone. Credit/acknowledgement is not required to use this model. Model Available Here Printing Testing of this model has been done on FDM (extrusion) and resin SLA printers. For best results and a factory look, print this using SLA or SLS (nylon). FDM prints are quick and easy...

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SNES RGB Bypass - Reimagined

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SNES RGB Bypass - Reimagined

The SNES was the first of Nintendo's consoles to offer an RGB signal. Considered to be the highest quality analog signal, RGB was a feature that true videophiles had to have on their consoles. Unfortunately when the SNES was redesign and released as the SNES Jr./Mini, the console did not come with the native RGB hooked up to the multiout.  This mod is meant to restore the RGB signal in these consoles while also using a more modern cleaner video amp. This allows the RGB signal to be razor sharp and have minimal noise/interference. Please note, however, that this mod...

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