Webhdx – Creator of the PicoBoot GameCube mod – Cathode Ray Podcast #30

30 episodes! We are really happy to have Webhdx, creator of the Picoboot Gamcube mod chip. His real name is Maciej Kobus and he comes from Katowice in Poland. A software guy by day, he fell in love with the GameCube hardware and has come up with some great projects. After Picoboot, we talk about … Read moreWebhdx – Creator of the PicoBoot GameCube mod – Cathode Ray Podcast #30

Crackhead PVM, Insurance Fraud & Market Manipulation w/ 8-bit Esquire – Cathode Ray Podcast #29

The Cathode Ray Podcast is a series with CRT shaman Steve from Retro Tech and Louis Zezeran from Zez Retro. Together we talk about CRTs, TVs and other retro gaming topics. In this episode we speak to Twitter funny guy the 8-bit Esquire. An attorney by day and big old retro gaming fan by night, … Read moreCrackhead PVM, Insurance Fraud & Market Manipulation w/ 8-bit Esquire – Cathode Ray Podcast #29

Is a CRT market “price correction” due? Cathode Ray Podcast #28

There are some audio issue with this episode, I apologize for this and hope its not too bad for you to listen to 0:00 Start1:00 Steve does Yoga with the Diamond Cutter7:02 Steve selling fully serviced PVMs14:10 More background on the MiSTer controller lag tester30:00 Louis wants to lag test projectors now34:00 Lag test a … Read moreIs a CRT market “price correction” due? Cathode Ray Podcast #28

Repairing CRTs w/ Andy King – Cathode Ray Podcast #27

The Cathode Ray Podcast is a series with CRT shaman Steve from Retro Tech and Louis Zezeran from Zez Retro. Together we talk about CRTs, TVs and other retro gaming topics. In this episode we talk to Andy King. Andy runs https://crtdatabase.com where he documents his work to repair and service CRTs. Andy also has … Read moreRepairing CRTs w/ Andy King – Cathode Ray Podcast #27

Tales from the CRT workshop – Cathode Ray Podcast #25

This week Steve and I have a general catch up on what we have been doing this week. 00:00 Start04:45 Tell Him He’s Dreaming’ recap11:05 SECAM discussion15:00 PAL / NTSC / SECAM28:00 Steve’s video on those big ass CRTs34:00 Tales from the CRT workshop53:30 We react to eBay CRT listings (dreamin’!) Steve and Louis maintain … Read moreTales from the CRT workshop – Cathode Ray Podcast #25

CRTs in visual art – An art history tour by Steve

Recently CRT repair expert Steve from Retro Tech has been consulting for a museum, helping them preserve their collection of CRTs. You may not have considered this before but CRTs have played a huge part in visual art in the 20th century. Almost since they were created, artists have been incorporating them into visual installations. … Read moreCRTs in visual art – An art history tour by Steve

RetroNAS, installing networking cable, writing for RetroRGB – Cathode Ray Podcast #13

Today, Steve and I released the latest episode of the Cathode Ray Podcast. This week it is just Steve and I chatting about what we have been up to in the last week and telling stories about retro computing back in the day. Check out the episode on YouTube, listen to the podcast on the … Read moreRetroNAS, installing networking cable, writing for RetroRGB – Cathode Ray Podcast #13