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The PC Engine, or TurboGrafx-16 in America, is a game console developed by NEC. It doesn't provide an [[RGB]] signal, and thus a mod is needed if you want to get the best video from it.
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The PC Engine, or TurboGrafx-16 in America, is a game console developed by NEC.
  
== How to mod for RGB ==
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== Models ==
There are several models of the system, and there are several sources regarding how to do the mod with various results. Here is a list of some of them. Nevertheless the process is basically the same, the RGB lines need to be taken from the video encoder chip (HuC6260 shown below), amplified and then routed to an RGB connector.
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[[File:Hu6260.jpg|400px|thmb|center|Hu6260]]
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=== Models tested ===
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== [[XRGB-2]] Specific settings ==
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== [[XRGB-3]] Specific settings ==
 
== [[XRGB-3]] Specific settings ==
  
 
When using an [[XRGB-3]] after the mod, there usually is distortion present on the top rows of pixels. To correct or at least reduce this problem, AFC needs to be set to manual with a value of 4 to 6.
 
When using an [[XRGB-3]] after the mod, there usually is distortion present on the top rows of pixels. To correct or at least reduce this problem, AFC needs to be set to manual with a value of 4 to 6.
 
  
 
== [[XRGB-Mini]] Specific settings ==
 
== [[XRGB-Mini]] Specific settings ==
  
 
For RGB modded PC Engines, depending on the model of PC Engine and the RGB modification done, you may require an external [[sync cleaner]].  
 
For RGB modded PC Engines, depending on the model of PC Engine and the RGB modification done, you may require an external [[sync cleaner]].  
 
== External links ==
 
[http://www.gamesx.com/rgbadd/rgbturbo.htm GamesX PCE RGB mod tutorial]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 10:55, 11 December 2012

The PC Engine, or TurboGrafx-16 in America, is a game console developed by NEC.

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Models

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Models tested

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XRGB-2 Specific settings

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XRGB-3 Specific settings

When using an XRGB-3 after the mod, there usually is distortion present on the top rows of pixels. To correct or at least reduce this problem, AFC needs to be set to manual with a value of 4 to 6.

XRGB-Mini Specific settings

For RGB modded PC Engines, depending on the model of PC Engine and the RGB modification done, you may require an external sync cleaner.

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