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  1. In Stock: JAG2GEN - Jaguar AV to Genesis Cables This adapter allows you to connect Sega Genesis (Model 2 and 3) AV cables to your Atari Jaguar. This provides a more common and readily available solution for connecting your Atari Jaguar to an SDTV or HDTV. The JAG2GEN works great with HD Retrovision cables (Genesis 2) and works even better with HD Retrovision cables connected to a scan converter like OSSC! $25 + Shipping Order here Features: Supports Genesis Model 2 or 3 AV cables Supports HD Retrovision cables Allows you to use an OSSC or RetroTink to upscale for better video quality Professionally assembled custom PCB Custom designed 3D printed shell Video demo using JAG2GEN + HD Retrovision + OSSC + $20 Capture Card: FAQ: Q) What is the JAG2GEN? A) The JAG2GEN is an adapter that simply converts your Jaguar’s AV signal to that of a Genesis (model 2 or 3) AV cable. Q) Will it make my picture quality look better A) Not by itself but the JAG2GEN captures your Jaguar’s RGB signals, along with Composite, allowing a scan converter to make your Jaguar games look amazing. Q) Why not straight to HDMI? A) Converting and upscaling 240p signal from RGB requires a lot of development time in hardware and software, requiring hardware that would inflate the cost of this adapter to the end user. We wanted to develop something simple that anyone can afford and use.
  2. I've tested several things with my RetroTINK 2x Pro today with my TCL TV all listed below. I used Rayman as my test game and toggled the Comb filter from "Retro" to "Auto" to see if that made a difference. Jaguar S-Video cables + RetroTINK 2x Pro: no flicker or picture cut out Jaguar Composite + RetroTINK 2x Pro: horrible rainbow dot crawl but no picture cut outs. SNES cables S-Video + Jag2SNES (the one I helped design, not Jody's) + RetroTINK 2x Pro: no flicker or picture cut out And just for good measure, HD Retrovision Genesis Component cables + Jag2GEN (the one I designed) + RetroTINK 2x Pro: no picture issues at all. I did test other games like Doom and that needed the Comb filter set to Retro to remove some strobing. Very odd... The only thing I did notice when using my Jag S-Video cables or SNES S-Video cables is a mosaic like pattern that I don't see when using a CRT with these cables. No flickering or cutting out of any kind though. I know my setup isn't 1:1 to yours but I figured I'd try to replicate the issue anyway. Sorry I couldn't be more help!
  3. I have a TCL 5 Series and a Tink 2x (5x on the way) as well as an OSSC. I'll test out how things look today and let you know. I did find that the Tink2x needs the comb filter set to "retro" on some TVs or it causes flickering in some games (Doom and Alien vs Predator specifically).
  4. Hey All! In a few weeks I'll be releasing my JAG2GEN Jaguar AV adapter. This adapter allows you to connect Sega Genesis (Model 2) AV cables to your Atari Jaguar. This provides a more common and readily available solution for connecting your Atari Jaguar to an SDTV or HDTV. The JAG2GEN works great with HD Retrovision cables (Genesis Model 2) and works even better with HD Retrovision cables connected to a scan converter like OSSC. I've created a sign up list for anyone interest: https://www.humblebazooka.com/product/jag2gen-jaguar-av-to-genesis-cables/ (pre-production shell subject to change upon release) Features: Supports Genesis Model 2 AV cabes Supports HD Retrovision cables Allows you to use an OSSC or RetroTink to upscale for better video quality Properly attenuated sync Custom designed and professionally assembled PCB Custom designed 3D printed shell FAQ: Q) What is the JAG2GEN? A) The JAG2GEN is an adapter that simply converts your Jaguar’s AV signal to that of a Genesis model 2 AV cable. Q) Will it make my picture quality look better A) Not by itself but the JAG2GEN captures your Jaguar’s RGB signals allowing a scan converter to make your Jaguar games look amazing. Q) Why not straight to HDMI? A) Converting and upscaling 240p signal from RGB requires a lot of development time in hardware and software, requiring hardware that would inflate the cost of this adapter to the end user. I wanted to develop something simple that anyone can afford and use. Q) Is this the same thing as Helder's "JAG2SNES" adapter? A) It's very similar and uses a similar circuit and components. The JAG2SNES was actually my idea I pitched to Helder who then made the PCBs. I designed the shell, did all the R&D testing, and we eventually got the adapter to market. I've learned from that experience and decided to make my own adapter and offer an option for people with Genesis model 2 AV cables. Q) Is this the same thing as Jody Hicks' (Judas-Prime) Jag AV adapters? A) Nope - same concept, different execution! This is a ground up solution I've developed. If you already own Jody's adapter, there's probably no reason to buy this if his performs how you want it to. I'm sure I don't need to tell you guys how awesome of a dude Jody is. But he openly endorsed Helder's and my JAG2SNES adapter via Twitter, which he didn't have to do.
  5. Hey All. I design and 3D print (FDM and MSLA) various parts for retro consoles and sell them on my shop. I've created a few items for the Atari Jaguar and Jag CD recently that cover the cartridge slot, controller ends, and controller ports. Links to my shop: Controller Port Cover - $9.95 Controller Caps - $4.95 Cartridge Slot Cover - $9.95 Jag CD Cartridge Slot Cover - $9.95 Thanks for looking!
  6. Fair enough. I won't cut into my Jag's shell but by all means give it a shot and see what you can come up with. I'm usually not shy about cutting into cases but the Jag's are too expensive if I messed up. I make these rear button housings for Game Boy Zero's that require you to cut a nice size square out of the back but DMG shells are dirt cheap. I did feel bad about cutting into my Sega Nomad's shell but it was for an internal battery mod and you can't tell from the outside.
  7. Going back to what you originally wanted, I don't know if there's the space. I looked into designing a functional spring hinged design for it awhile back but ultimately came to the conclusion it's not possible without modifying the Jag shell. The cart opening has these 2-3mm guide rails on the back wall of the cart slot that sit fairly flush with the cart itself. The cart also sits relatively close to the front of the cart slot. A spring hinged flap like on the Genesis/MD or SNES/SF would need more space to hinge inward and allow space for the cart to function properly. Not only that but you'd most likely need to semi-permanent affix the housing to the console in order to keep it from pulling out when you remove the cart. There just really isn't the space to do it.
  8. Thanks! There's a notch at the back that you can use your finger on to pull up. But I haven't needed it since this really just rests on top of the cart slot. It fits loose.
  9. Ok here's what I've put up on my shop for anyone interested. https://www.humblebazooka.com/product/atari-jaguar-cartridge-cover/
  10. If there's interest in this I could create a custom 3D printed cover and throw it on my store. I've been meaning to make one for my Jaguar and my custom MVS console I made but neglected to design a cover. The part wouldn't be expensive since it's just a pop on "hood" you slide on when not in use.
  11. This is great feedback. I was wondering how the Jag2SNES would work with that HDMI adapter. Great to hear it's a decent picture. For my setup, I have the HD RetroVision cables through my OSSC and it's crazy how crisp the Jag looks through it.
  12. Sorry, I'm still not following on your cables. Jaguar cables won't connect to the JAG2SNES. The JAG2SNES connects directly to the Jag's AV port and then you'll need a SNES style cable (AV, S-Video, HD Retrovision Component, etc). In order to use this with a modern TV or Monitor you will need some kind of upscaler/scan converter. The Jaguar outputs 240p signal which most modern screens don't support. The scan converter converts the analog signal to a digital signal newer screen can use (480p+). I use this adapter with HD Retrovision SNES cables, a scan converter: OSSC or RetroTink or my customized GBS, into my 4k LG PC Monitor. When I use the OSSC and its setup right, it is a very nice and sharp picture. There are straight SNES to HDMI products on the market but there is no guarantee they'll work with this adapter due to the Jaguars limited amperage on the AV port. Some have external power sources but they will introduce signal noise. There's also another product called the Rad2X that doesn't work for this reason. (emphasis added for anyone else reading who's interested in either of these types of products). TL;DR; Unless using this adapter with an SDTV, you will need some kind of Scan Converter in order to use it on your Monitor. I call this out in my op above in the "What this JAG2SNES doesn't do" line.
  13. Just to make sure I have your setup right: you have a SNES SCART cable connected to the adapter? If so, the SCART would need to connect to a scan converter of some kind like the OSSC to go into an HDMI monitor/TV.
  14. Yikes... at 99 Euros too that's insult to injury. I helped develop an inexpensive adapter that lets you use any SNES style cable (Composite, S-Video, Scart, HD Retrovision) to get signal out of the Jag. I had the idea a long time ago but didn't have the AutoCAD skill or connections to make it happen as I do today. I use it with my HD Retrovision cables and OSSC to scale it to my 4k monitor. Looks amazing and sync is properly attenuated as well as the 9v+ rail is brought down to the proper 5v required for cables so you won't fry anything. For those who are interest, here's a link: https://www.heldergametech.com/shop/jaguar/jag2snes/ It sold out in 3 days so Helder has already ordered a good amount more PCBs and should be back in stock around Nov 8th.
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