Videogame system setup

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Bertie » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:52 pm

Does look awesome!! How many things can you have going at the same time?

I’ve had a cheeky couple of hours while nudging the work mouse every 5 mins with my foot to show I’m ‘available’.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Wrathy » Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:02 pm

jawa2 wrote:
Wrathy wrote:I've got my temporary setup pretty much sorted as of yesterday. :toot: ...

Wow! So many screens, Wrathy! It looks really neat and comfortable and it's nice to have everything close to hand. I like the cool mouse mats and rests.


It only looks neat now cos I tidied it up for the photos. Usually it is a little more "lived in" :lol: In my defence I'm still unpacking and the rest of the room (just out of shot!) is absolute chaos.

Bertie wrote:Does look awesome!! How many things can you have going at the same time?

I’ve had a cheeky couple of hours while nudging the work mouse every 5 mins with my foot to show I’m ‘available’.


Theoretically I could have every single screen going at the same time - the work monitors have HDMI ports. :D I could hook up my Switch and a Wii U to each of those, have the work laptop for "work", extend the MacBook onto the 40 (and put Civ V or something up there), then put the xbox one on the 43. The only limit is how much you could actually look at at once! I just unboxed it yesterday, so I've not had the 40 inch TV going while working yet - but I think Netflix or something will probably creep in to help during the work day as I get more comfortable with the setup. :toot:

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Jamo3103 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:06 pm

I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room, it was the compromise I reached with my wife to keep my gaming stuff, films and various other collectibles out of the rest of the house :lol:

Got a 2 metre long table top running across the room, with another 1.2m table at the end to form an L shape. The smaller table at the end acts as my computer desk with my PC hooked up to a Monitor. Computer, PS5, Switch, Oculus Quest 2, Evercade and Various mini consoles are all on the table top with all my handhelds running along a shelf across the back wall. I've also got a 4K Samsung TV on the longer table top. Running above this are some storage units with Amiibo in them.

Underneath I've got my console set up with Atari 2600, PS1/2/3/4, PS Vita TV, NES, SNES, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Master System, Mega Drive/CD/32X, Saturn, DC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One X all set up. Currently all are connected up to work at all times with the exception of the PS1, Wii and PS4. PS1 can be easily hooked up by swapping cables with PS2, Wii is basically just there so I'm not missing any Nintendo systems on the shelf (But I play them through Wii U), the PS4 has been unplugged since I got my PS5 but I store it there and move around the house if I need a blu ray player anywhere.

The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.

Got a computer chair for using at my monitor and a smaller sofa behind it for playing games via TV. Managed to pick up some themed cushions which I liked, wish I could find a SEGA one though. Got all my physical games/blu rays around the room in various units. Then there's another small unit behind the door which houses some more Amiibo plus a Virtual Boy, Famicom Mini, TV Colour 6 console and Game & Watch. Got all my extra controllers hung behind the door using shoe storage hangers. Works quite well. Additional cables are under the sofa.

It's definitely a bit crowded and busy but I like it and it's really functional :D

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by jawa2 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:59 pm

Jamo3103 wrote:I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room...

Heck, Jamo... that is terrific. I need to spend a bit more time looking over all that stuff. Will take another look tomorrow :-).

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by OrangeRKN » Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:42 pm

Brb moving in to Jamo's house :wub:

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Cheeky Devlin » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:42 pm

Jamo3103 wrote:I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room, it was the compromise I reached with my wife to keep my gaming stuff, films and various other collectibles out of the rest of the house :lol:

Got a 2 metre long table top running across the room, with another 1.2m table at the end to form an L shape. The smaller table at the end acts as my computer desk with my PC hooked up to a Monitor. Computer, PS5, Switch, Oculus Quest 2, Evercade and Various mini consoles are all on the table top with all my handhelds running along a shelf across the back wall. I've also got a 4K Samsung TV on the longer table top. Running above this are some storage units with Amiibo in them.

Underneath I've got my console set up with Atari 2600, PS1/2/3/4, PS Vita TV, NES, SNES, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Master System, Mega Drive/CD/32X, Saturn, DC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One X all set up. Currently all are connected up to work at all times with the exception of the PS1, Wii and PS4. PS1 can be easily hooked up by swapping cables with PS2, Wii is basically just there so I'm not missing any Nintendo systems on the shelf (But I play them through Wii U), the PS4 has been unplugged since I got my PS5 but I store it there and move around the house if I need a blu ray player anywhere.

The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.

Got a computer chair for using at my monitor and a smaller sofa behind it for playing games via TV. Managed to pick up some themed cushions which I liked, wish I could find a SEGA one though. Got all my physical games/blu rays around the room in various units. Then there's another small unit behind the door which houses some more Amiibo plus a Virtual Boy, Famicom Mini, TV Colour 6 console and Game & Watch. Got all my extra controllers hung behind the door using shoe storage hangers. Works quite well. Additional cables are under the sofa.

It's definitely a bit crowded and busy but I like it and it's really functional :D

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It's alright I guess..... :roll:

Very nice set up man.

I'm a big fan of your white shelving units with the systems on them, as well as the little acryic stands for the controllers.

One of my main issues is cables and managing them all so having those units with the holes goes a long way to help conceal them.
It's not helped by the need to consolidate all the various video signals into my capture devices, which introduces so many splitters and switches. It's a pain in the arse.

Jamo3103 wrote:The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.


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Currently my audio goes from either the PC or the TV to my stereo system. Found it easier to make sure whatever was being displayed was also outputting the audio. Would be interested in potentially setting up something a bit better at some point though.

My OSSC is near the start of my video pipeline. So Systems>OSSC>HDMI SWITCH>CAPTURE DEVICE/TV. It's easily one of the best things I've bought for my set up though. Even for my Saturn alone it's been worth the money, never mind my Mega Drive and Dreamcast.

Are all your systems "stock" or do any of them have mods? Specifically thinking you would have a couple of the SCART>OSSC ones modded for RGB?

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:48 pm

Jamo3103 wrote:I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room, it was the compromise I reached with my wife to keep my gaming stuff, films and various other collectibles out of the rest of the house :lol:

Got a 2 metre long table top running across the room, with another 1.2m table at the end to form an L shape. The smaller table at the end acts as my computer desk with my PC hooked up to a Monitor. Computer, PS5, Switch, Oculus Quest 2, Evercade and Various mini consoles are all on the table top with all my handhelds running along a shelf across the back wall. I've also got a 4K Samsung TV on the longer table top. Running above this are some storage units with Amiibo in them.

Underneath I've got my console set up with Atari 2600, PS1/2/3/4, PS Vita TV, NES, SNES, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Master System, Mega Drive/CD/32X, Saturn, DC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One X all set up. Currently all are connected up to work at all times with the exception of the PS1, Wii and PS4. PS1 can be easily hooked up by swapping cables with PS2, Wii is basically just there so I'm not missing any Nintendo systems on the shelf (But I play them through Wii U), the PS4 has been unplugged since I got my PS5 but I store it there and move around the house if I need a blu ray player anywhere.

The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.

Got a computer chair for using at my monitor and a smaller sofa behind it for playing games via TV. Managed to pick up some themed cushions which I liked, wish I could find a SEGA one though. Got all my physical games/blu rays around the room in various units. Then there's another small unit behind the door which houses some more Amiibo plus a Virtual Boy, Famicom Mini, TV Colour 6 console and Game & Watch. Got all my extra controllers hung behind the door using shoe storage hangers. Works quite well. Additional cables are under the sofa.

It's definitely a bit crowded and busy but I like it and it's really functional :D

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Bloody hell, that’s like a museum. It’s amazing. Great job.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Vermilion » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:15 am

Even Jamo's blu rays are in alphabetical order from the looks of things.

Also, like me, he has Lylat Wars in a small N64 box, even though it was initially released in a big one because it was bundled with the N64 rumble pak.

I got my small box from Nintendo UK (aka THE games, the distribution company they used at the time), they also sent me a bunch of N64 shop posters which i still have somewhere.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by jawa2 » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:50 am

Vermi Claus wrote:...Also, like me, he has Lylat Wars in a small N64 box, even though it was initially released in a big one because it was bundled with the N64 rumble pak...

Ah! Good spot, Vermi. That version is pretty difficult to find as the big box (inc game guide and rumble pak) version was far more prevalent and popular. Of course, the Players Choice (standard small box but in silver) version was around, too, but this standard small black box version is now tricky to obtain. I was fortunate to get one via eBay about ten years back.

Vermi Claus wrote:...I got my small box from Nintendo UK (aka THE games, the distribution company they used at the time), they also sent me a bunch of N64 shop posters which i still have somewhere.

They used to be a source of replacement game boxes for some games, too! When I got the GoldenEye 007 cart with my new N64 it was packaged loose and I later contacted THE to obtain a box. I still have it; the card and print quality are not *quite* as good as on an original bid but, as it came from THE, it still stands as official. It's a quirky thing to have!

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Vermilion » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:08 am

jawa2 wrote:
Vermi Claus wrote:...I got my small box from Nintendo UK (aka THE games, the distribution company they used at the time), they also sent me a bunch of N64 shop posters which i still have somewhere.

They used to be a source of replacement game boxes for some games, too! When I got the GoldenEye 007 cart with my new N64 it was packaged loose and I later contacted THE to obtain a box. I still have it; the card and print quality are not *quite* as good as on an original bid but, as it came from THE, it still stands as official. It's a quirky thing to have!


They used to be great for (as i said) posters and shop paraphernalia, they even sent me some large cube shaped promo display boxes for lylat wars and banjo kazooie (i probably still have them, no idea where though).

My N64 Lylat Wars small box actually has 'Display Box' written where the barcode was supposed to be too. :lol:

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by jawa2 » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:13 am

Vermi Claus wrote:They used to be great for (as i said) posters and shop paraphernalia, they even sent me some large cube shaped promo display boxes for lylat wars and banjo kazooie (i probably still have them, no idea where though)...

Those promo boxes sound pretty neat, Vermi!

Vermi Claus wrote:...My N64 Lylat Wars small box actually has 'Display Box' written where the barcode was supposed to be too. :lol:

A variant!

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by Victor Mildew » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:32 am

Jamo3103 wrote:I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room, it was the compromise I reached with my wife to keep my gaming stuff, films and various other collectibles out of the rest of the house :lol:

Got a 2 metre long table top running across the room, with another 1.2m table at the end to form an L shape. The smaller table at the end acts as my computer desk with my PC hooked up to a Monitor. Computer, PS5, Switch, Oculus Quest 2, Evercade and Various mini consoles are all on the table top with all my handhelds running along a shelf across the back wall. I've also got a 4K Samsung TV on the longer table top. Running above this are some storage units with Amiibo in them.

Underneath I've got my console set up with Atari 2600, PS1/2/3/4, PS Vita TV, NES, SNES, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Master System, Mega Drive/CD/32X, Saturn, DC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One X all set up. Currently all are connected up to work at all times with the exception of the PS1, Wii and PS4. PS1 can be easily hooked up by swapping cables with PS2, Wii is basically just there so I'm not missing any Nintendo systems on the shelf (But I play them through Wii U), the PS4 has been unplugged since I got my PS5 but I store it there and move around the house if I need a blu ray player anywhere.

The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.

Got a computer chair for using at my monitor and a smaller sofa behind it for playing games via TV. Managed to pick up some themed cushions which I liked, wish I could find a SEGA one though. Got all my physical games/blu rays around the room in various units. Then there's another small unit behind the door which houses some more Amiibo plus a Virtual Boy, Famicom Mini, TV Colour 6 console and Game & Watch. Got all my extra controllers hung behind the door using shoe storage hangers. Works quite well. Additional cables are under the sofa.

It's definitely a bit crowded and busy but I like it and it's really functional :D

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Jamo3103 » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:40 am

Thanks for the kind words folks, I really appreciate it! Quite a bit of time and work has gone into getting it right as you might imagine!

Vermi Claus wrote:Even Jamo's blu rays are in alphabetical order from the looks of things.

Also, like me, he has Lylat Wars in a small N64 box, even though it was initially released in a big one because it was bundled with the N64 rumble pak.

I got my small box from Nintendo UK (aka THE games, the distribution company they used at the time), they also sent me a bunch of N64 shop posters which i still have somewhere.


Yeah, I'm a bit of a stickler for having them in alphabetical order. I have some Disney/Star Wars/Marvel blu rays in another unit which are in release order but everything else is pretty much alphabetical! I really can't remember where I got my Lylat Wars from but I didn't realise it was a rare copy until some years later. Nice to have it to keep the size of the boxes consistent in size though.

Cheeky Devlin wrote:My OSSC is near the start of my video pipeline. So Systems>OSSC>HDMI SWITCH>CAPTURE DEVICE/TV. It's easily one of the best things I've bought for my set up though. Even for my Saturn alone it's been worth the money, never mind my Mega Drive and Dreamcast.

One of my main issues is cables and managing them all so having those units with the holes goes a long way to help conceal them.
It's not helped by the need to consolidate all the various video signals into my capture devices, which introduces so many splitters and switches. It's a pain in the arse.

Are all your systems "stock" or do any of them have mods? Specifically thinking you would have a couple of the SCART>OSSC ones modded for RGB?


The OSSC really is a fantastic bit of kit isn't it!- My set up is fairly similar to yours by the looks of it, minus the capture card. I've got mine hooked up to a couple of SCART converters (Bandridge ones which are tucked under the unit) before they reach the OSSC too. The OSSC is worth every penny I think, particularly for 2D Games - I'm a huge fan of the way Mega Drive and SNES look on it and it's quite interesting comparing them to the mini consoles! I'm looking forward to the Pro version when that finally comes to be as hopefully it'll have a similar impact on the later 3D systems, DC looks nice thanks to the VGA Input but Gamecube/PS2/Xbox look a bit rough (Although still better than native).

They are really handy units to conceal the cables, I managed to attach most of them to the back of the units themselves so there isn't too much trailing along the floor and anything that is on the floor is quite well hidden anyway. The only downside is when I want to move things around. For example recently to hook my PS5 up, it was quite the effort! Even worse if I introduce older systems which have to jump through 3 or so stages before they reach the TV. I had difficulties reaching the actual plug sockets because they're quite tucked away so I installed some smart plugs at the end of the extension lead, quite handy for keeping the retro consoles off when not in use as I do worry about their power supplies. The NES and SNES power supplies warm up even when the system isn't in use so not something I want to leave plugged in at all times!

Most of my systems are stock but my Atari 2600, NES and N64 have all had RGB mods installed. I got them installed by a guy called David who runs a website called oldskoolconsoles, really impressed with his workmanship and good pricing too. I mainly did them so they'd run through the OSSC because as you know it only supports RGB signals, if it had come a few years later I'd probably have gone with a Retro Tink instead. I also modded the cartridge slot of my NES, replaced it with the Blinking Light Win cartridge slot and it's a huge improvement. My NES games almost always work first time now.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Bertie » Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:05 pm

Jamo..... that is INCREDIBLE!

What a set up and what a place to have a spare room set up like that. Awesome effort and looks very clean, and well presented and laid out. You could survive a pandemic in there.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Ironhide » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:35 pm

Victor Mistletoe wrote:
Jamo3103 wrote:I'm fortunate enough to be able to use our smaller spare room as a games room, it was the compromise I reached with my wife to keep my gaming stuff, films and various other collectibles out of the rest of the house :lol:

Got a 2 metre long table top running across the room, with another 1.2m table at the end to form an L shape. The smaller table at the end acts as my computer desk with my PC hooked up to a Monitor. Computer, PS5, Switch, Oculus Quest 2, Evercade and Various mini consoles are all on the table top with all my handhelds running along a shelf across the back wall. I've also got a 4K Samsung TV on the longer table top. Running above this are some storage units with Amiibo in them.

Underneath I've got my console set up with Atari 2600, PS1/2/3/4, PS Vita TV, NES, SNES, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Master System, Mega Drive/CD/32X, Saturn, DC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One X all set up. Currently all are connected up to work at all times with the exception of the PS1, Wii and PS4. PS1 can be easily hooked up by swapping cables with PS2, Wii is basically just there so I'm not missing any Nintendo systems on the shelf (But I play them through Wii U), the PS4 has been unplugged since I got my PS5 but I store it there and move around the house if I need a blu ray player anywhere.

The older consoles run via SCART cables to my OSSC which converts the signal to HDMI and sends it to a Denon AV Receiver. The AV receiver has two outputs to both Monitor and TV so I can run things simultaneously on different screens or have different outputs to different zones. Sound is outputted to Q Acoustics Speakers/Sub which are set up on either side of the desk. Currently a 2.1 setup but I would like to add more speakers at some point although it's possibly overkill given the room is relatively small.

Got a computer chair for using at my monitor and a smaller sofa behind it for playing games via TV. Managed to pick up some themed cushions which I liked, wish I could find a SEGA one though. Got all my physical games/blu rays around the room in various units. Then there's another small unit behind the door which houses some more Amiibo plus a Virtual Boy, Famicom Mini, TV Colour 6 console and Game & Watch. Got all my extra controllers hung behind the door using shoe storage hangers. Works quite well. Additional cables are under the sofa.

It's definitely a bit crowded and busy but I like it and it's really functional :D

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Cheeky Devlin » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:32 pm

Jamo3103 wrote:
Cheeky Devlin wrote:My OSSC is near the start of my video pipeline. So Systems>OSSC>HDMI SWITCH>CAPTURE DEVICE/TV. It's easily one of the best things I've bought for my set up though. Even for my Saturn alone it's been worth the money, never mind my Mega Drive and Dreamcast.

One of my main issues is cables and managing them all so having those units with the holes goes a long way to help conceal them.
It's not helped by the need to consolidate all the various video signals into my capture devices, which introduces so many splitters and switches. It's a pain in the arse.

Are all your systems "stock" or do any of them have mods? Specifically thinking you would have a couple of the SCART>OSSC ones modded for RGB?


The OSSC really is a fantastic bit of kit isn't it!- My set up is fairly similar to yours by the looks of it, minus the capture card. I've got mine hooked up to a couple of SCART converters (Bandridge ones which are tucked under the unit) before they reach the OSSC too. The OSSC is worth every penny I think, particularly for 2D Games - I'm a huge fan of the way Mega Drive and SNES look on it and it's quite interesting comparing them to the mini consoles! I'm looking forward to the Pro version when that finally comes to be as hopefully it'll have a similar impact on the later 3D systems, DC looks nice thanks to the VGA Input but Gamecube/PS2/Xbox look a bit rough (Although still better than native).

They are really handy units to conceal the cables, I managed to attach most of them to the back of the units themselves so there isn't too much trailing along the floor and anything that is on the floor is quite well hidden anyway. The only downside is when I want to move things around. For example recently to hook my PS5 up, it was quite the effort! Even worse if I introduce older systems which have to jump through 3 or so stages before they reach the TV. I had difficulties reaching the actual plug sockets because they're quite tucked away so I installed some smart plugs at the end of the extension lead, quite handy for keeping the retro consoles off when not in use as I do worry about their power supplies. The NES and SNES power supplies warm up even when the system isn't in use so not something I want to leave plugged in at all times!

Most of my systems are stock but my Atari 2600, NES and N64 have all had RGB mods installed. I got them installed by a guy called David who runs a website called oldskoolconsoles, really impressed with his workmanship and good pricing too. I mainly did them so they'd run through the OSSC because as you know it only supports RGB signals, if it had come a few years later I'd probably have gone with a Retro Tink instead. I also modded the cartridge slot of my NES, replaced it with the Blinking Light Win cartridge slot and it's a huge improvement. My NES games almost always work first time now.


I was literally emailing him the other day about getting my Twin Famicom RGB modded. :lol:

I do need a good SCART switch to be honest, there's so many conflicting reviews about stuff that it's hard to find one I trust. The only ones I know will be good are really expensive as well, though if you're saying Bandridge are good I may see what I can find.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Carlos » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:01 am

Maybe one of you guys can help me with mine:

One of my neighbours have me a perfectly good 42" Panasonic LCD a few months ago and I have my Switch and Xbox One S hooked up to it.

For reasons I cannot fathom the UI for the Xbox sits outside the border of the TV. I have tried adjusting things in the menu of the TV (Aspect ratio etc) and it doesn't help. I've adjusted the settings of the Xbox and this doesn't help either.

Some games have the box you can move so it hasn't affected my gameplay too much. Valhalla plays ok for example but Destiny 2 sits outside the TV by a few mm.

What am I doing wrong?

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Drumstick » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:08 am

Look for an option that mentions "scaling"

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Victor Mildew » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:22 am

Carlos wrote:Maybe one of you guys can help me with mine:

One of my neighbours have me a perfectly good 42" Panasonic LCD a few months ago and I have my Switch and Xbox One S hooked up to it.

For reasons I cannot fathom the UI for the Xbox sits outside the border of the TV. I have tried adjusting things in the menu of the TV (Aspect ratio etc) and it doesn't help. I've adjusted the settings of the Xbox and this doesn't help either.

Some games have the box you can move so it hasn't affected my gameplay too much. Valhalla plays ok for example but Destiny 2 sits outside the TV by a few mm.

What am I doing wrong?


On my old Samsung tv, there was an option called 'just scan' in the picture settings along side 16:9, 4:3, zoom, etc.

The picture is being overscanned, so just scan (or the equivalent) will map the pixels 1:1.

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PostRe: Videogame system setup
by Denster » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:24 am

Jamo - that's a stunning set up.


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