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Just pulled the trigger on a CRT!!
Topic Started: Aug 6 2014, 01:29 PM (2,389 Views)
LivingGhandi
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Nice! Haha no joke, I have a top of the line 55" flat screen but anything older than my Wii U tend to always be hooked up to one of my CRT TV's. It really does make them look better!
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LivingGhandi
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Yeah recently I have played that game a bit and found it to be a little worse than others. Try Super Smash Brothers or Mario 64. Those will look better I'll bet :)
Edited by LivingGhandi, Aug 7 2014, 08:26 AM.
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LivingGhandi
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You'd be surprised to find that these games that don't work are cleanable!
All you need is Q-tips and rubbing alcohol. I recommend 50-70% alcohol and about 5-10 seconds of rubbing on the pins. Most, if not all games will work just fine after this.

Try it out and thank me later :yeah:

I had a copy of Kirby's adventure for the NES that just wouldn't work. I tried cleaning it a bit and still nothing. A few months passed, and I gave it one last shot. I cleaned the connecting pins on the cartridge and now it works better than some of my others that have always worked! It's literally a gaming miracle. Let me know if you get them working.

P.S. I clean all of my games like this. Working or not. Whenever I get new ones I clean them before inserting them because if you put too many dirty games in your system, soon enough the system will get dirty itself and then no games will work. Good luck!
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LivingGhandi
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Yup! I got 2 from the same person in a local ad. She was happy to see them go, and I was more than happy to take them!
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Kobeskillz
Aug 11 2014, 10:05 AM
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Aug 10 2014, 07:44 PM
Kobeskillz
Aug 6 2014, 01:29 PM
I got a Sony Wega 20" KV-20FV12 tv with 2 composite and one S Video!!!! :w00t: :w00t:

Perfect for retro gaming. :yeah:
I read the specs and that really is a fantastic CRT for retro consoles like the N64.

My standard definition set is a 20 inch Toshiba 20AF44 CRT that even includes component inputs in the rear. Since the N64 doesn't support component I have it hooked up via S-Video.


It's heavy as hell though!!!
Lol, no joke I had a 32" one for a few years. Moving that thing up stairs LITERALLY took 3 grown men. Hahaha.. I don't miss it. Maybe I will get a smaller one someday.
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