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Hardware Setups • Commodore C64X-G Build

MISTerFPGA about 21 hours ago

I thought people might like to see a completed MiSTer build in a new C64X case. I dub this the C64X-G in that the case color attempts to mimic the C64G case. These cases accommodate an mini-ITX motherboard and have very nice cherry MX keyboards. I replace …

Hardware Setups • MiSTer single board concept

MISTerFPGA about 8 days ago

One board, no increasing cost of modularity, except for gamepad portsMinimalistic design, only the essentials, the best ports, no industrial connectors like D-SUBEase of use, simple understandable form factor of a classic consoleAll TV connection ports fa …

Playing 3DS Games On The Big Screen Is Cool, But It Takes Effort

Time Extension about 9 days ago

Macho Nacho Productions tests Loopy's capture kit.3DS capture cards certainly aren't a new thing, but they've only recently become as elegant as Loopy's USB-C capture kit.Once installed, the only evidence this sleek mod is present is the USB-C port on the …

Display Devices • USB control of a CRT

MISTerFPGA about 10 days ago

I have a relatively "new" CRT with a USB port for software-based OSD. This means it's possible to adjust monitor settings via software.Someone has made a tool for doing this: here's a compiled binary for MiSTer: …

Newcomers Forum • MiSTer Crashes When Using Hard Drive Images

MISTerFPGA about 21 days ago

I am not really new to mister. used it for some years. but was unsure where to put this.I think my mister may have a hardware problem OR I have a software problem? After an update the mister started crashing when I loaded cores with diskfiles (hard disk f …

This Handy Dreamcast USB Adapter Lets You Use Third-Party Controllers

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Interface options aplenty.A new aftermarket USB adapter is available which allows you to use pads, keyboards and mice with your Dreamcast console.The USB4MAPLE adapter by megavolt85 plugs into your Dreamcast's controller port and lets you use wired and wir …

Input Devices • Is it possible to get audio from modern xbox/playstation controller's audio jack?

MISTerFPGA about 1 month ago

Hey everyone,I get that using headphones with MiSTer is kinda complicated (optical audio, dac etc), but is it even theoretically possible to get audio from xbox series controller's 3.5 jack, fro instance (or DS4/Dualsense)? The transmission protocol seems …

Display Devices • Output to a LCD TV and a CRT TV/monitor through direct video without having to disconnect cables

MISTerFPGA about 1 month ago

I was meant to post this some months ago but got caught up in other things, and now with dual RAM not being needed anymore (at least for now) and the PWM cores outputting 24 bit color, Direct Video doesn't seem to be much relevant anymore. But I'm posting …

Newcomers Forum • How to Make Image of My SD Card (All 3 Partitions)?

MISTerFPGA about 1 month ago

The situation:Have a 256gb SD card, with all games, settings, etc to mine liking. Made periodically a backup of the EX-fat partition (games settings, etc) to mine NAS.. I like to tinker with the N64 Core, and some other thing. But therefore I have to …

Arcade Cores • Marble Madness Controls No Longer Work

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Marble Madness used to control fine using my iBuffalo Classic USB Gamepad but it no longer works. Another friend of mine confirmed the same issue. Can someone confirm if they have the same issue please and if so, is there an easy fix for this or do I need …

Linux • Scripts No Longer Work From OS

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Hello,My backstory I have a very strange issue that I cannot figure out. I am not new to MiSTer, I have been using it for many years now, building one of the best devices I have ever owned. Luckily I jumped on this when you could buy a complete setup fo …

Corpse Party lies on the Switch slab with Darkness Distortion

Portable Gaming Roundup about 2 months ago

I haven't heard the name Corpse Party in many years, or thought much about the PSP and Vita titles, pretty sure I played them a bit, but unlike the Yomawari or Mark Skelter games, guess they never stuck. Anyway, the series is backing hitting the Switch and …

Guide: Numskull Quarter Arcades - All Available Games And Where To Buy Them

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Update: New arrivals are here!Update: Two new Quarter Arcades have joined the range – Elevator Action and Zoo Keeper, both from Taito. The Early Bird prices found below are only available until 1st May 2024 at 3pm BST.If you're on the lookout for fantast …

Good Kniight & Harharagon Are 2 Exciting New Games For Your C64

Time Extension about 2 months ago

From the team of Icon64 & Psytronik Software.The retro publisher Psytronik Software and developer Icon64 have partnered up to release two brilliant new retro games for your Commodore 64.Good Kniight and Harharagon are both available to pre-order now as a p …

Hardware hacks and extensions • CUmini - my Oric storage emulation project

Defence Force about 2 months ago

As I hit a milestone this week, I thought it would be an appropriate time to share my little Oric project: Working title «CUmini» - my take on emulated storage expansion for the Orics. When I stumbled into the Oric universe laste last year while helpin …

General Discussions • DE-10 Nano Dead?

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

How do I word this. It would appear that my MiSTer (this has happened before) is getting no power to the USB Boards (I changed the USB thing) but there's also no power getting through to the HDMI although it is powering up when I plug in the power supply …

Official Addon Boards • USB Hub Ports Seem to Be Dead

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Hi there,from one day to the other, none of the six USB ports seem to be working anymore (I have a 3.5 Amps power supply feeding the MiSTer). The BT-Dongle is no longer recognized ("BT not available in BT screen"), neither is any keyboard. The keyboard do …

General Discussions • Which USB cable from

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

HelloI'm sorry for the question. I need an USB cable from for the MT32-Pi. I bought 2 cables both claim USB 3.0 A to A but i can see 4 pinsonly. I cut the cables and inside i found 4 wires.For the MT32-pi i need all 9 wires. Can somebody get me …

Newcomers Forum • Want to get started with MiSTer for C64 and retro arcade, have some Qs

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Hi all-I had been watching the MiSTer space for some time with regards to classic arcade emulation, and somehow never realized that there were cores that could do C64 emulation as well.I've finally reached the point where I'd like to proceed with an order …

Moving files around.

VCFed about 2 months ago

Just wondering what different people do to move files around with old PCs... Without USB, it's kind of difficult and laplink won't talk to any modern machines. I've been using a ZIP drive, with a parallel port interface, and floppies to lo …

Best way to figure out CF geometry

VCFed about 2 months ago

Is there a good utility for modern windows (10 preferably) that can be used with a USB compact flash drive to determine the geometry (sectors, heads and cylinders) of a CF card? I have tried using biosdrvs and ideinfo on my vintage 386 system (using a cf- …

GOTEK, PDP-11, and MicroVAX2

VCFed about 2 months ago

Hello All, I have a couple of systems that I am working with... one is a PDP-11/53 and the other is a MicroVAX2 (KA630 CPU), both in BA23 chassis. I have been experimenting with the GOTEK floppy emulator running the latest version of FlashFloppy, and I h …

USB to Apple //c, //c+, and Apple bus mouse card adapter

Apple Fritter about 3 months ago

I built a small pilot run for testing, and have a few extra available. So far, I have tested these on an Apple bus mouse card, //c, and //c+. The converter will support wired mice, or USB wireless mouse receivers. This is for quadrature mouse input funct …

Comparison between mTCP's NetDrive and EtherDFS

VCFed about 3 months ago

I just wanted find out if any of the forum members have deployed M. Brutman's mTCP NetDrive and possibly compared it to EtherDFS. I have been using the EtherDFS for about 2 years and have had a number of problems with it's use. First of all. my old DOS sys …

Display Devices • Help With MiSTer Analog IO 6.1 to VGA2SCART Adapter

MISTerFPGA about 3 months ago

Bypassing the traditional cable method as it caused me brightness issues , thought I’d try the vga2scart from retro upgrades as it fixed similar problems for others .My mister ini now has comp sync set to 0 as opposed to 1 , vgamode left at rgb . Using …