Hyperkin Retron 5


mmielke

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That's an interesting piece of hardware..... now all they need is Jaguar, Lynx, and TG 16 support!
 

EvilDragon

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Doesn't the current Retron3 play sounds correctly already?

That will be neat, I'll definitely keep selling Retrons in my shop :D
 

leathco

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Tempted to get this to replace my old fc3 multiconsole. I own original consoles in the bedroom but in living room a multi is more convenient.

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Fzero

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Does look nice, can make use of original controllers and carts ... I wanted one of these older models for a bit.

This model could be the one I buy
 

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I've heard the R3 has problems... but it looks like the R5 would likely be a major evolution.
 

Fzero

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Seeing as the missus persuaded me [albeit begrudgingly] to sell about 13 consoles from my collection not too long ago, I have my eye on this beauty.

My NES was one of the casualties of war :(

Any idea on the price of this yet?
 

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I'm slightly disappointed this uses an emulation solution. I always prefer running games on native hardware where possible, rather than on more powerful modern hardware pretending to be older, slower hardware. Shame it hasn't got any exotic ports - at that price it could be worth buying for components to make Retrode adaptors with (I'm okay with emulation when it means more games at your fingertips)
 

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So it's like a retrode with more or less a "raspberri pi-like" hardware running android in a nice package? :huh:

From the review, they're thinking about making the console opensource, if it's true, it will be an interesting piece of hardware to mess with.
 

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So it's like a retrode with more or less a "raspberri pi-like" hardware running android in a nice package? :huh:

From the review, they're thinking about making the console opensource, if it's true, it will be an interesting piece of hardware to mess with.
Sounds like a job for ED and MWeston then.

Creating the ultimate retro console with the best gamepad of all times.
 

gunni

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Sounds like a job for ED and MWeston then.

Creating the ultimate retro console with the best gamepad of all times.
wish someone would make a nice new controller that I could use with the Megadrive/Amiga/any other old machine with the same connector!

I'm certainly bagging a RetroN5 when it is released :)
 
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