Things to consider
- This device won’t work on older TVs say any that aren’t modern enough to support HDMI but there may be a small chance it might not work on your modern TV/monitor. If the device doesn’t work on your modern TV/Monitor, you can send it back for a refund.
- On some TVs/monitors there may be a light black border covering the rest of the 800×600 frame.
- Likely won’t work with any VGA to HDMI converters.
- There are no options you can change.
- Attaching a wire to the GBA’s 4.194MHz crystal may cause it’s frequency to change very slightly (not noticeable).
- Soldering is required as well as some shell cutting/filing for the VGA/power connector.
- Lag from when the GBA first writes to the screen to when this devices outputs it to the TV/Monitor is around 1.5ms. You then have to add on the screen TV/Monitor refresh time.
- Any artifacts that appear on the GBA screen will appear on the monitor/TV too, using this device will make it more noticeable. Examples: In SML if you look closely, you can see a line glitch appear near the top of the screen every now and then. For Links Awaking, objects that try to be transparent will appear to be blinking.
Monitors / TVs Tested
- Samsung 19″ 940N Monitor
- LG 19″ Flatron L1954TQ Monitor
- LG 23″ Flatron IPS235P Monitor
- Soniq 43″ S43V15A TV
- LG 42″ 42LD320H TV
- Soniq 32″ QV320PH Plasma TV (not working)
- LG 42″ RT-42PZ45V Plasma TV (not working)