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    SSS3 working setups

    Please post your working setups only.

    SuperGrafx, sss3 rev 2

    Retro-access scart, OSSC, Vizio 50"

    Retro-access JP 21pin, xrgb3, Samsung 40"

    No notes or exceptions, both setups are perfect.
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    My SSD3 setup has been working perfectly since Day 1 - no visual noise, no audio buzzing. Had some minor game compatibility issues that went away by disabling the In Game Triggers and flipping the compatibility switch on the back of the SuperGrafx. Ironically, I've had people argue with me that visual noise MUST be there, and that I'm just not seeing it.

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    GamekingNo1 SCART cable with premium shielding and ferrite chokes on both cable ends.
    Original Revision 1 SSD3
    Two TVs: LG OLED B6 with OSSC, Sony PVM-2030

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootTheCore View Post
    My SSD3 setup has been working perfectly since Day 1 - no visual noise, no audio buzzing. Had some minor game compatibility issues that went away by disabling the In Game Triggers and flipping the compatibility switch on the back of the SuperGrafx. Ironically, I've had people argue with me that visual noise MUST be there, and that I'm just not seeing it.

    Recapped, jailbar-fixed Supergrafx
    GamekingNo1 SCART cable with premium shielding and ferrite chokes on both cable ends.
    Original Revision 1 SSD3
    Two TVs: 65" LG OLED B6 with OSSC, Sony PVM-2030

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    Coregrafx / SSDS3 Rev 1 / generic scart cable / PVM 2530
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    SuperGrafx (No mods) - Retro-access JP21 csync via videogameperfection.com JP21 to scart adapter, OSSC, LG 47 SSDS3 Rev 2

    SuperGrafx (No mods) - Retro-access JP21 csync (same cable), Framemeister, LG 47 SSDS3 Rev 2

    Edit: Gscart switch in the mix as well - Both OSSC and Framemeister
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootTheCore View Post
    GamekingNo1 SCART cable with premium shielding and ferrite chokes on both cable ends.

    I'm interested in hearing more details/pics of this cable.

    Is that from the dude in Poland or eastern Europe somewhere?
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    Coregrafx II | SSDS3 Rev 2 | PACKAPUNCH | OSSC | Benq Zowie

    No video noise from all games I've tried so far, but my left audio channel goes scratchy and cuts-out after 5 mins of play. Most likely due to my console needing a cap kit. Gonna try replacing caps this weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yodd View Post
    I'm interested in hearing more details/pics of this cable.

    Is that from the dude in Poland or eastern Europe somewhere?
    He's in Sweden. He was recommended to me on these forums as a premium cable maker when I switched all my consoles over to SCART back in 2016. Sadly, he seems to have disappeared from the Internet since then, or changed his handle at least.

    I'll post a picture of the cable later tonight after I get home. It's a pretty rugged cable.

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    Coregrafx Untouched / SSDS3 Rev 2 / retro access scart cable / PVM

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    SuperGrafx w/ Mickcris RGB Mod, / SSDS3 Rev 2 / retro access CSYNC scart cable / OSSC / LG OLED works fine.

    same as above but with HD Retrovision cables instead of scart...video noise fest. Might be the PSU, looking to replace it. Getting the cap flipped too for good measure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syn View Post
    Please post your working setups only.
    Quote Originally Posted by RevQuixo View Post
    SuperGrafx w/ Mickcris RGB Mod, / SSDS3 Rev 2 / retro access CSYNC scart cable / OSSC / LG OLED works fine.

    same as above but with HD Retrovision cables instead of scart...video noise fest. Might be the PSU, looking to replace it. Getting the cap flipped too for good measure.
    Doesn't sound like that's a properly-working setup to me IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootTheCore View Post
    Doesn't sound like that's a properly-working setup to me IMHO.
    Too fucking bad. I guess I can't participate in your circle-jerk then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RevQuixo View Post
    Too fucking bad. I guess I can't participate in your circle-jerk then.
    No need to be nasty. The point to this thread was to show that there really are satisfied SSD3 users with no issues, and to list the working equipment so that troubleshooters can have more info. It's a counterpoint to the very-active complaint thread.

    Please carry on with your troubleshooting, and I hope you get your setup working 100% and noise-free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootTheCore View Post
    No need to be nasty. The point to this thread was to show that there really are satisfied SSD3 users with no issues. It's a counterpoint to the very-active complaint thread.

    Please carry on with your troubleshooting, and I hope you get your setup working 100% and noise-free.
    Well seeing as your interjection was not needed and had you decided to just leave it alone instead of going all "IMHO"...you can go fuck yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RevQuixo View Post
    Well seeing as your interjection was not needed and had you decided to just leave it alone instead of going all "IMHO"...you can go fuck yourself.
    lol

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    Guys it's ng.com!

    You point a thread in a direction but where it goes...

    On topic, SuperGrafx, sss3 rev 2, HDR cable, CRT Toshiba 27" works fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syn View Post
    Guys it's ng.com!

    You point a thread in a direction but where it goes...

    On topic, SuperGrafx, sss3 rev 2, HDR cable, CRT Toshiba 27" works fine.
    Yeah the HDR cable looks fine on my Sony XBR CRT too..I'm guessing that CRTs are good at masking whatever the noise issue I'm having.

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    As per Yodd's request, here's the "gameking01" Genesis 2 cable that I purchased back in 2016, pictured alongside a PCE cable for comparison. It's really too bad gameking's disappeared - his cables were rugged and reasonably-priced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootTheCore View Post
    As per Yodd's request, here's the "gameking01" Genesis 2 cable that I purchased back in 2016, pictured alongside a PCE cable for comparison. It's really too bad gameking's disappeared - his cables were rugged and reasonably-priced.

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    holy shit

    that looks more like a jumper cable


    that is some seriously thick cable.
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    No issues here. I've mainly been using the composite signal and not tested RGB (I have the equipment on-hand/ready) as I just want to play some games!!! With that said, this works nicely and I realize without testing the RGB on 1 of my modified consoles is probably useless but posting anyway for others:

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    Core Grafx (modified w/RGB, Jailbar fix)
    Core Grafx II (unmodified original)
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    Listing composite is fine and I asked for working setups. Fits the criteria.

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    Mine is perfect. No video noise and no audio hum
    Turbografx 16 + Rev2 + HD Retrocable on a Sony Trinitron XBR CRT and my Sony HD Grand Wega rear projection tv.
    My tg16 is nearly new, less than 30 hrs. Bought it from someone who didn't know what they had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RevQuixo View Post
    Well seeing as your interjection was not needed and had you decided to just leave it alone instead of going all "IMHO"...you can go fuck yourself.
    Hey RevQuixo, I think VBA may have hacked your forum account. Might want to change your password.

    The only setup that for me *DIDN'T* work was using a sync-on-composite cable, maybe due to the capacitor thing? Even then, it worked fine on my PVM, but caused some intermittent flickering through upscalers. Once I switched to a CSync cable, the problem went away.

    For me, the best-looking setup is going into a PVM. Framemeister is next-best because I can't see any video noise at all, and it kind of smooths out the jail bars being produced by my PCE. OSSC shows a little bit of noise (but it's very faint and only noticeable against certain, lighter-colored large areas), but it also has the sharpest picture and best color. Ultimately, using the CSync cable, every setup I've tried works, and I am very happy with the SSDS3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jibbajaba View Post
    Hey RevQuixo, I think VBA may have hacked your forum account. Might want to change your password.
    No that was all me.

    You might want to be careful that the thread guideline police might take issue with you posting your set-up that didn't work in the same post as the set-ups that did.

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