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#51 travistouchdown OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:29 PM

I want to play my lynx like this but with a controller, like Sega Genesis or 7800 Euro even?  Looks AWESOME on the big screen...!!



#52 thucom OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:36 PM

I have a stupid question: would this be able to be adapted to work on a lynx 1?



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Posted Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:20 PM

I want to play my lynx like this but with a controller, like Sega Genesis or 7800 Euro even?  Looks AWESOME on the big screen...!!


Th ecandle mod is supposed to have compability with Genesis 6-button-controllers. I guess you could use a 7800 EU pad as well, but those are not very good, and you would be missing the options 1 and 2 buttons which are sometimes used in games and Pause.

However, nobody can tell how long the wait will be. A shame really, as candle designed his working mod so quickly, but the final testing and production seems to be holding things back. So if you really want Lynx-on-TV asap, this nice mod here might be a good option.

I will likely not use mine for playing on TV for fun, but for presentations on events like e_Jagfest. For enjoyment, I think the visuals tend to look a bit blocky on the big screen. I sometimes try that by emulating Lynx on my Xbox.

Edited by 108 Stars, Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:22 PM.


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Posted Sat Oct 18, 2014 2:07 PM

Been watching this thread and very interested but not sure which option yet.  Going to wait for some photos of Rygars unit.



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Posted Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:46 PM

The mod should work on both models of the Lynx. SHOULD. Not guaranteed.

 

Here are pictures of the first mod for Rygar:

 

lynxmod5.jpg  lynxmod6.jpg

 

Inside:

 

lynxmod7.jpg

 

I'll make a video of it running a few games on tuesday and give more details about how it works.

 

Unfortunately I didn't succeed in making the LCD and the output work at the same time. It can be done but it would require extra components, so I just added a switch to select which display to feed (both work, just not at the same time).



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Posted Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:03 AM

this is absolutly awesome !!!!!

 

I want have in my hands !!!!



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Posted Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:33 AM

I'm not going to drill into my lynx so will assemble another unit. I happen to have new mother board and screen for model 2 from b and c. If anyone has a cheap shell and buttons with a non scratched screen cover id be interested. Thanks guys.

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Posted Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:06 AM

Anyone in need of an extra Lynx shell for this mod or other repairs or experiments can PM me.



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Posted Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:54 AM

Will the mod come with the DIN to Scart lead? how long is the lead? thankyou!



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Posted Tue Oct 21, 2014 2:41 AM

Great news!

 

But I would prefer an LCD replacement board using this FPGA, since the screen is the only weakness of this well aged system.



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Posted Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:23 AM

Guitari: Yes, it comes with it. It's a modified N64 1.5 meter RGB scart cable.



#62 Greg2600 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:44 AM

I want to play my lynx like this but with a controller, like Sega Genesis or 7800 Euro even?  Looks AWESOME on the big screen...!!

 

For that, I just use the Lynx emulator on my modded old Xbox.



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Posted Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:51 PM

The job list wasn't updated for a few days, not because I forgot about it, but because Rygar received his first modded Lynx and notified me about the cropping problem on some CRT televisions: it can be a problem on some games.

 

On some CRT's, the frame can go down to ~144x102.

On LCD televisions with scart, the whole 160x102 frame is shown. No problem at all.

This also does NOT happen with VGA, no problem with it.

 

Due to the nature of the scart signals, there aren't any easy and cheap solutions.

 

I'll inform each of you by e-mail about the problem to know if you'd prefer a VGA mod or be removed from the list.

 

I will start ordering supplies to accept the first jobs next week.


Edited by furrtek, Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:53 PM.


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Posted Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:48 AM

Yesterday I have made my first run of Zaku on a big screen.
this is awesome !!!

(bring an extension wire if you have a big TV. otherwise you'll bleed eyes and understand that the Lynx is not in HD :P )

 

With my TV I can choose differents zoom and ratios, Play in full screen with an image in 16/9 or play with the basic ration of the Lynx that was great!
Until now I used the Wizztronics or Atari devices when I wanted to play on my TV, they were big and they must be connect to the power and the result of the picture was not good.
The  Furrtek device is very small in comparison and is completely independent, all they have to do is connect the cable to a TV and play.

Tonight I make a video to show that.



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Posted Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:05 AM

2 questions. Can the scart and VGA mods be incorporated into the same single mod?

What is the plan for vertical aspect titles like Klax?

Thankyou!

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Posted Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:48 AM

Is it still possible to order one of these?



#67 rygar OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:08 PM

My English is horrible, the pictures does not tell the truth about the real colors but nonetheless here at last is a video of this amazing device.

 

 



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Posted Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:51 PM

Thanks a lot for the video ! Very curious to see what's happening in the Wizztronic box to have the video "burn out" after 30 minutes.

 

Also, I'm quite surprised that your LG TV also crops the picture. I tried with a Samsung and a cheap Akira and had the full frame all the time (left, right, top was OK).

 

I shouldn't have thought all the LCD TVs adjusted the picture that well :/

 

Absolutely no problem if you want VGA instead, I just have to reprogram the FPGA and make another cable.



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Posted Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:31 PM

Well I started out drooling over that beautiful TV out but now I can't get past Ouragan 😍 My jealousy is eating me alive!!

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Posted Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:39 PM

Ouragan is a wonderful gift from my friend vince. It is the genius creator of this great cartridge (with the help of zerosquare).

 

This game is in 3D you must use 3D glasses to play and believe me :
Lynx on TV + Ouragan + motion detection + 3D glasses = migraine and vomiting :P

 

 

I joke, this game is just awesome and this cartridge is extraordinary :thumbsup:



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Posted Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:37 PM

Oh rub it in, more salt on my wound 😉

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Posted Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:27 AM

Great video. Some carts like Alpine Games and Zaku show more detail than I thought was possible in a 160 by 102 screen.

 

This mod is really exciting!



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Posted Sun Nov 2, 2014 5:08 AM

The job list wasn't updated for a few days, not because I forgot about it, but because Rygar received his first modded Lynx and notified me about the cropping problem on some CRT televisions: it can be a problem on some games.
 
On some CRT's, the frame can go down to ~144x102.
On LCD televisions with scart, the whole 160x102 frame is shown. No problem at all.
This also does NOT happen with VGA, no problem with it.
 
Due to the nature of the scart signals, there aren't any easy and cheap solutions.
 
I'll inform each of you by e-mail about the problem to know if you'd prefer a VGA mod or be removed from the list.
 
I will start ordering supplies to accept the first jobs next week.

I want one :)
i do not care about any problems ;)
greetings Walter

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Posted Sun Nov 2, 2014 10:55 AM

Presse Count me

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Posted Sun Nov 2, 2014 10:56 AM

I mean please Count me :)




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