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      has anyone compared the retrotink 2x to the ossc for playing PCBs? I ask because I've got a vewlix en route and want to eventually be able to play my jamma boards in there too, via a supergun and scaler. I know the ossc will be "better" but I haven't been able to find any direct comparisons. I have an ossc for my console setup to test and see if it's even compatible with the monitor in the cab, but figured i'd ask here!
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      darhgo wrote:

      has anyone compared the retrotink 2x to the ossc for playing PCBs? I ask because I've got a vewlix en route and want to eventually be able to play my jamma boards in there too, via a supergun and scaler. I know the ossc will be "better" but I haven't been able to find any direct comparisons. I have an ossc for my console setup to test and see if it's even compatible with the monitor in the cab, but figured i'd ask here!
      The 2x doesn't have RGB or RGBHV input. I would recommend the HAS to OSSC depending on your Viewlix model. I have heard of compatibility issues.

      Maybe @jassin000 could clarify.
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      hoagtech wrote:

      Maybe @jassin000 could clarify
      I could, but you already nailed it...
      Retrotink is isn't for RGBs, so its trash! ;)


      S-video/composite in 2020?! *rolls eyes* plz GTFO... :rolleyes:
      Darksoft/Apocalypse: CPS2, CPS3, F3-β, MVS, S16-β
      RGB: RECO v2
      invzim: Jammafier v1.6b
      XianXi: JNX Raiden, SC Taito Classic, SC Sega System 16/24, Namco System 11/12 KHA
      Frank_fjs: JAMMA Extender (Special HAS Edition)
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      jassin000 wrote:

      hoagtech wrote:

      Maybe @jassin000 could clarify
      I could, but you already nailed it...Retrotink is isn't for RGBs, so its trash! ;)


      S-video/composite in 2020?! *rolls eyes* nigga plz GTFO... :rolleyes:
      Given it's capabilities and price point, I'd say that RetroTink is a fantastic product. That being said, Mike Chi released a SCART version this year that takes RGBs. I don't have any kind of supergun setup yet, but I've used my 2X-SCART with a few consoles at home as a hold over until the OSSC Pro project is finished.

      @darhgo , if you're curious about the Retrotink, I highly recommend looking into the 2X-SCART.
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      RayceARoni wrote:

      Given it's capabilities and price point, I'd say that RetroTink is a fantastic product.
      Fantastic product for working with low quality outputs... :whistling:

      I'm sorry but anyone (I don't care who or for what reason) using composite/s-video today should just purchase a mini console.
      Stop trying to pretend original hardware thru a trash lens is some how better than near cycle perfect emulation.

      They both suck to someone like me, and you are splitting hairs at that point between which is worse and not whats better.
      OG hardware, pure 15khz RGBs out, no exceptions no excuses (aka go big or go home emulation).
      Darksoft/Apocalypse: CPS2, CPS3, F3-β, MVS, S16-β
      RGB: RECO v2
      invzim: Jammafier v1.6b
      XianXi: JNX Raiden, SC Taito Classic, SC Sega System 16/24, Namco System 11/12 KHA
      Frank_fjs: JAMMA Extender (Special HAS Edition)
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      jassin000 wrote:

      RayceARoni wrote:

      Given it's capabilities and price point, I'd say that RetroTink is a fantastic product.
      Fantastic product for working with low quality outputs... :whistling:
      I'm sorry but anyone (I don't care who or for what reason) using composite/s-video today should just purchase a mini console.
      Stop trying to pretend original hardware thru a trash lens is some how better than near cycle perfect emulation.

      They both suck to someone like me, and you are splitting hairs at that point between which is worse and not whats better.
      OG hardware, pure 15khz RGBs out, no exceptions no excuses (aka go big or go home emulation).
      I don't disagree at all, I use RGB for almost all my stuff. My main reason for asking is I'm not sure the OSSC will be compatible with the monitor, and was wondering about the alternatives. I've got a big shelf of jamma pcb's I love playing that I'd love to be able to get in the cab.
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      jassin000 wrote:

      RayceARoni wrote:

      Given it's capabilities and price point, I'd say that RetroTink is a fantastic product.
      Fantastic product for working with low quality outputs... :whistling:
      I'm sorry but anyone (I don't care who or for what reason) using composite/s-video today should just purchase a mini console.
      Stop trying to pretend original hardware thru a trash lens is some how better than near cycle perfect emulation.

      They both suck to someone like me, and you are splitting hairs at that point between which is worse and not whats better.
      OG hardware, pure 15khz RGBs out, no exceptions no excuses (aka go big or go home emulation).
      Hey, I've got (and absolutely love) RGBs for all of my consoles. That being said, I completely disagree with this kind of thought. This reads like a copypasta.
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      darhgo wrote:

      pacmanface wrote:

      RGB rocks :)

      Got a PVM (20M2MDU) and I'll never go back :D
      got one too, it's amazing. i've been trying to find a blast city coming into the East Coast for a couple years, and keep missing them. I really want a cab, and i fell in love with these form factors while I was in Japan for work last summer. It's not a crt, but it's still awesome.
      Wait? Whut?
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      darhgo wrote:

      I have a 20" PVM in my setup. it rocks.

      My initial query was regarding using a supergun in a vewlix cab, which I will be taking delivery of in about a month.
      Ah cool, I just read the Blast City bit and then ‘not a CRT’...
      Sorry for the confusion :thumbup:
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      hoagtech wrote:

      Whats with all the dislikes @RayceARoni?

      Jassin explained his reasoning very well and I completely agree with him.

      I dislike the dislikes.

      You can have an argument with someone without a bunch of thumbs down.

      Why would you want an inferior Chroma resolution and go from RGB to YPbPr back to RGB? His advice was helpful and firm.
      You're right, thumbs down is harsh. I'll remove them. I apologize.

      Like I said, I only use RGBs and don't plan on using anything else personally. I still completely disagree with the idea that using anything other than RGB is pointless and one might ass well just use emulation or mini consoles.
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      RayceARoni wrote:

      hoagtech wrote:

      Whats with all the dislikes @RayceARoni?

      Jassin explained his reasoning very well and I completely agree with him.

      I dislike the dislikes.

      You can have an argument with someone without a bunch of thumbs down.

      Why would you want an inferior Chroma resolution and go from RGB to YPbPr back to RGB? His advice was helpful and firm.
      You're right, thumbs down is harsh. I'll remove them. I apologize.
      Like I said, I only use RGBs and don't plan on using anything else personally. I still completely disagree with the idea that using anything other than RGB is pointless and one might ass well just use emulation or mini consoles.
      Yeah, people should just game how they like. I personally use to think RGB all the way, but lately I've changed on that. First of all, some games were made for the blurring affect composite provides. Also, on a 36" Sony Wega CRT TV, at room distance, composite is not only fine, it looks pretty good. And it's easy to play light gun games.

      Why gate-keep anyone's enjoyment of retro gaming? RGB is not the end all be all of signal quality, as aren't people who demand CRTs or worse, PVM gatekeepers!

      Enjoy it how you want, and I promise, pop in your favorite games and 20 minutes in, you won't even notice if it's RF! if you're having a good time.
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      xtrasmiley wrote:

      RayceARoni wrote:

      hoagtech wrote:

      Whats with all the dislikes @RayceARoni?

      Jassin explained his reasoning very well and I completely agree with him.

      I dislike the dislikes.

      You can have an argument with someone without a bunch of thumbs down.

      Why would you want an inferior Chroma resolution and go from RGB to YPbPr back to RGB? His advice was helpful and firm.
      You're right, thumbs down is harsh. I'll remove them. I apologize.Like I said, I only use RGBs and don't plan on using anything else personally. I still completely disagree with the idea that using anything other than RGB is pointless and one might ass well just use emulation or mini consoles.
      Yeah, people should just game how they like. I personally use to think RGB all the way, but lately I've changed on that. First of all, some games were made for the blurring affect composite provides. Also, on a 36" Sony Wega CRT TV, at room distance, composite is not only fine, it looks pretty good. And it's easy to play light gun games.
      Why gate-keep anyone's enjoyment of retro gaming? RGB is not the end all be all of signal quality, as aren't people who demand CRTs or worse, PVM gatekeepers!

      Enjoy it how you want, and I promise, pop in your favorite games and 20 minutes in, you won't even notice if it's RF! if you're having a good time.
      You said it far better than I ever could (and how I should've in the first place)! I just want to say thank you for being you, keep up the good work!
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      RayceARoni wrote:

      xtrasmiley wrote:

      RayceARoni wrote:

      hoagtech wrote:

      Whats with all the dislikes @RayceARoni?

      Jassin explained his reasoning very well and I completely agree with him.

      I dislike the dislikes.

      You can have an argument with someone without a bunch of thumbs down.

      Why would you want an inferior Chroma resolution and go from RGB to YPbPr back to RGB? His advice was helpful and firm.
      You're right, thumbs down is harsh. I'll remove them. I apologize.Like I said, I only use RGBs and don't plan on using anything else personally. I still completely disagree with the idea that using anything other than RGB is pointless and one might ass well just use emulation or mini consoles.
      Yeah, people should just game how they like. I personally use to think RGB all the way, but lately I've changed on that. First of all, some games were made for the blurring affect composite provides. Also, on a 36" Sony Wega CRT TV, at room distance, composite is not only fine, it looks pretty good. And it's easy to play light gun games.Why gate-keep anyone's enjoyment of retro gaming? RGB is not the end all be all of signal quality, as aren't people who demand CRTs or worse, PVM gatekeepers!

      Enjoy it how you want, and I promise, pop in your favorite games and 20 minutes in, you won't even notice if it's RF! if you're having a good time.
      You said it far better than I ever could (and how I should've in the first place)! I just want to say thank you for being you, keep up the good work!
      No problem dude, welcome to A-P, don't let a few of our curmudgeons as we like to call them scare you off. He's a great guy and very helpful on topics he knows about. I can't count the number of times @jassin000 has chimed in to help a newbie answer a question about OSSC, HAS, and Mortal Kombat that he's answered like 600 other times. He's good people, but yes, a bit set in his binary ways.

      That being said, the is the HAS thread, bottom line, let me help anyone who's wondering if they should buy one. YES, GOD YES.

      Also, if you can't wait, wait anyway. If you CAN'T wait. I understand, stay on A-P and look at the other 3-4 very cool Super Guns here, they are all very top quality!