Retro

Mini Retro Electronics from Japan

A look at the new range of Mini Showa Retro Consumer Electronic toys from T-ARTS in Japan Available from Amazon.jp – Links below Boombox Turntable TV You’ll also find some resellers on eBay (affliliated links) Smart TV : All Items : —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – source

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HiFi Component TV – What? and Why?

A look at a HiFi component TV – a category that reached its brief zenith in the late 1970s REGARDING THE RE-UPLOAD OF THIS VIDEO My apologies for the re-up – For some bizarre reason Youtube decided to de-sync the audio from the video after the original upload had been working fine for three days. This meant that viewers using Chrome experienced a 6 second delay between the audio and the video after 5:35 into the video. The WiFi Mirasceen…

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DataPlay: The futuristic optical disc format that time forgot

In 2001 the future seemed bright for DataPlay when the tiny optical data storage format won Best of Show at CES. Less than two years later it was all over. Watch the video to find out what happened and to see a demo of this elusive format on a rare machine. This video was made possible due to the kind assistance of Obsolete Media Cykik Records EEV Blog Other related videos on my channel MiniDisc New Quad Vinyl Resources Used…

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RetroTech: The CalcuPen

Merge a pen with a calculator and you get the CalcuPen, a barely useable yet highly collectable piece of 1970s tech. NOS LCD Pen Watches on eBay CalcuPens occasionally appear on eBay too: (Links are affiliated) My previous video about the rise and fall of the LED watch The outro can be seen on it’s own here: —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon **Patrons usually have early access to videos** ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe…

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GCW Zero Update: MAME, Final Burn Alpha, and More!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgV7BIuoHjE?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] A few viewers wrote in to say there were many more emulators available for the GCW Zero than I indicated in the first review. Taking a look at the messageboards I found a section with a ton of great additional emulators for the handheld. In this video we take a look at MAME and Final Burn Alpha running After Burner, Street Fighter 2, Qbert, and Zaxxon! source

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Ricky Nipples Vs. Coco, G2PO, F.E.A.R. and StoneAgeGamer!

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Weekly Wrapup 223 : Analogue & the Retro Game Market, Chromebook Linux Released, No Comcast gig :(

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=becbtdz7MHU?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] See all of this week’s mentioned content: – This week I talk about being turned down for Comcast Gigabit Pro, Analogue’s new Mega SG console, market forces in the Retro game industry, Chromebooks get Linux on the stable channel, and more! Subscribe today! Chromebook Linux Subreddit: VIDEO INDEX: 00:47 – Patreon thank yous 01:13 – (non)Ad 02:46 – Week in review: Extras channel 03:24 – Week in review: Main channel 03:55 – Walmart clearing out Huawei Ryzen Matebook…

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Review of the iCade Core iPad Arcade Joystick from Ion

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBm8nIM_r2E?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link). The iCade Core iPad joystick is a very well built arcade joystick for the iPad. The mechanical controls remind me a lot of the arcade games I used to play at the bowling alley as a kid. The iCade Core is from the same people who make the more expensive iCade, which features the same joystick along with a retro arcade cabinet housing. DISCLOSURE: This review is of a product I…

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This AWFUL Keyboard Raised $350K

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APyS-vGpyp8?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video! First 500 people will get a 2 month FREE trial here: Check out the Uber Price Beat Guarantee at You’re telling me you want a wireless back-lit mechanical keyboard with a vintage tactile typewriter feel? No problem!..But which one is the best? Buy Typewriter Keyboards On Amazon: On Newegg: Discuss on the forum: Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: Get Private Internet Access today at Linus Tech Tips merchandise at Linus…

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The COOLEST Box I’ve EVER Opened

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8bitdo SN30 GP Followup: Directional Pad Too Sensitive? Errant Diagonals Tested

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BjSVwHB2kw?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – A number of viewers were curious about d-pad sensitivity on the SN30 controllers we reviewed the other day. In this video we’ll look at how the controllers are prone to errant diagonals under certain conditions. See related videos: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 01:02 – SN30 diagonal test 01:52 – Original NES Controller Comparative 02:39 – How we tested: Analogue NT Mini 03:30 – Real time test – NES 03:55 –…

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Olympus OMD – with Fotga OM to Micro 4/3rds Adaptor with vintage 50mm 1.8 lens.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocNsC-XnOHM?cc_load_policy=1&w=580&h=385] In this video I test out the Fotga OM to M-4/3 lens adaptor. Its a fully manual adaptor allowing you to retro fit the older OM mount lenses found in the original Olympus SLR cameras produced in the 1970’s and 80’s. These older lenses have some unique characteristics a profound bokeh effect. The Fotga Adaptor is easy to use, simply fit the older 50mm lens onto the adaptor then attach to your OMD and you’re ready to go.…

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Weekly Wrapup 217 – Fake Reviews, Task Management, Polymega Another Doomed Retro Device?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xfBxmjgg6A?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] See all of this week’s mentioned content: – This week we look at how fake reviews are solicited, how I manage my tasks, and offer my thoughts on whether or not the Polymega is destined to be the next retro boondoggle. Subscribe for more ! VIDEO INDEX: 00:51 – Supporter Thank Yous 01:21 – (non)Ad – Lenovo Outlet: 02:27 – Week in Review: Extras – 03:54 – News: New Amazon Fire 8″ Tablet Announced 04:54 – News: Polymega…

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Tomee Snes USB Controller Review

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z2uNebqhOI?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] StoneAgeGamer.com was kind enough to provide us with this unique little PC peripheral called the “Snes USB Controller”. It looks like an SNES pad, it smells like an SNES pad, but most importantly….does it PLAY like an SNES pad? Watch this review to find out! ReviewTechUSA source

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Use ANY Controller Lag Free over USB!

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WHY I GAME (DEADMAN7257 RESPONSE)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXNmeysir54?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] What an interesting topic!!!! Why do I game??? Why do YOU game???? Watch the video and find out why I do!!!! Enjoy the video ReviewTechUSA source

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MY WORKSTATION/GAMING SETUP (NIXIE PIXEL RESPONSE)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSQoixcvUa0?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Ya Ya Ya I know i had a couple of these on RLMAudio, but that channel is long gone and my setup has evolved. I also love videos that will stimulate discussion and doing these kind of videos usually does that. Enjoy the video and ask questions!!!! That is what I am here for!! ReviewTechUSA source

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GPD Win 2 Review: Handheld Windows PC With Intel Core M3 Processor

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyiTUUqFKxo?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Find one at Ali Express – (affiliate link) — This handheld PC has decent gaming performance (all things considered) but probably won’t find a mainstream audience. See more GPD devices: and subscribe for more ! VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Price 01:18 – Processor 01:40 – RAM & Storage 02:26 – Connectivity 02:37 – Display 03:12 – Build quality 03:39 – Gamepad 04:38 – Keyboard 05:04 – Ports 05:19 – Battery life 07:22 – Gaming: Fortnite 07:50 – Gaming:…

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VHS Range : Retro Blu-ray packaging from HMV _ A QUICK-EXTRA-VID

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdgOAfA57rM?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Extra video. A normal full length video will be along in a few days. Available from HMV UK: The HMV VHS Range appears to be a UK Exclusive at the moment. —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ——-THANKS TO ——- Jerobeam Fenderson for the intro animation: ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – ——AFFILIATED LINKS/ADVERTISING NOTICE——- All links are Affiliated where possible.…

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