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OSSC’s are in stock. Remote overlays are out of stock and the printer is having some issues so this could be for a while. Order now and your unit ships immediately (max 3 days, usually quicker). No waiting lists, no pre-ordering, just buy and enjoy! Don’t forget your OSSC T-shirt too!

1.6 Revision – Includes an extra 3.5mm audio input and has analogue to digital conversion as standard, no need for a separate upgrade board. See here for more information.

Important! – We give you the option to purchase the OSSC without power supply unit (PSU) or remote, so that you can use suitable replacements you may already have yourself. Information on using alternative remotes is available here. Please note the specs of the required PSU carefully. You require a unit that outputs DC 5V with at least 1 Amp. The tip must be 2.1 x 5.5mm and centre positive. Please note that damage caused by using an incorrect PSU is not covered under the warranty.

Need a different number of accessories? Do you want 2 power supplies but only one remote, or a spare remote perhaps? Leave the boxes above un-checked and add additional power supplies here, remotes here, remote overlays here or JP21 adapters here. For quantities greater than 6 OSSC units please contact us.

Customers in Asia please note – RGB cables are wired slightly differently in your region (despite having the same physical connectors). If you want to use JP21 RGB cables with your OSSC, please also order a JP21 adapter. This adapter is NOT required for the more common Euro SCART cables (as purchased from Retrogamingcables.co.uk, Retro Console Accessories or most dealers in the EU, Australia and America).

It’s finally here! The ultimate lag-free retro gaming linedoubler and processor hits the market. Now there’s an affordable way to use your retro consoles on your PC monitor or TV in perfect quality. No more bad upscaling, no more interlacing artefacts, no more high input lag, the OSSC is a dream for retro gamers and collectors!

What does it do?

Processes (line doubles) retro games with NO input lag – Unlike other scalers, such as the XRGB Mini, the OSSC works on individual scanlines rather than a frame at a time, that means there’s no input lag whatsoever (well, a few nanoseconds if you really want to be precise).

Eliminates ugly deinterlacing artefacts and bad scaling – Connect most retro consoles to your TV and if you get a picture at all, it’s likely to be ugly. Bad scaling combined with deinterlacing (which should never even be applied to 240p material) will ruin the picture and make you wish you had your old CRT back. Well, worry no more! OSSC converts the image into a 480p or 720p (where compatible) image that is correctly displayed and processed. EVERY special effect, from 240p drop shadows to striped sprites, is rendered correctly.

Converts SCART and Component to DVI/HDMI – Feed in a 480p component video signal from a Wii and get out a perfectly processed 480p HDMI or DVI (with a simple adapter) image. The quality is flawless!

Convert VGA to DVI/HDMI – Connect a Dreamcast directly to the unit and enjoy HDMI processing of all your games, not just those that support 480p.

Convert analogue audio to digital DVI/HDMI *NEW* – Analogue audio from your retro games console will be converted to digital audio and injected into the HDMI/DVI output (requires compatible TV, processor or AV receiver. Analogue audio output is still available for setups where this is required).

Fast deinterlacer – Fed up with high input lag on interlace games? The OSSCs deinterlacer is lag free! Note that this does however mean there’s a drop in picture quality for interlace sources, but this is unavoidable. A pass through mode, where interlace signals are sent directly to the TV for processing instead, is also included.

For more information, click here.

What are other people saying?

Don’t take our word for it, check out these other reviews around the web.

OSSC – Fudoh’s review

OSSC – Review by Blizz

The Open Source Scan Converter Is Every Retro Gamer’s Dream Come True (Nintendo Life)

Documentation, support and returns

Firmware updates

Support Forum

Quick start guide

OSSC Wiki

In addition to the standard 1 year EU warranty, we’re also giving a one-month no quibble return for all units. Test the OSSC in your setup and if it doesn’t work, return it to us for a full refund. All we ask is that you pay return postage and send the complete unit and any accessories undamaged. Contact us here if you need to return a unit.

Technical specs

 

Inputs

  • 1 X SCART – Supports RGBs (clean csync, cvideo sync, luma sync), RGsB, Ypbpr
  • 1 X Component video – Supports Ypbpr and RGsB signals
  • 1 X D-SUB15 (VGA) – Supports RGBHV, RGBs, RGsB, Ypbpr
  • 2 x 3.5mm analogue audio – Supports all analogue audio. Input 1 can be toggled between output (from AV1/SCART) or input
  • Composite video and S-Video are NOT supported and require an adapter/transcoder

 

Outputs

  • 1 X HDMI or DVI-D (with adapter) (digital only, including audio). Full-range 24-bit RGB output through DVI/HDMI
  • 1 X Analogue audio 3.5mm (input/output toggle)

 

Supported input resolutions

  • 240p/288p/480i/576i 15khz
  • 25Khz medium-res modes
  • 480p/576p/720p/1080i 31khz

 

Supported output resolutions

  • 240p/288p -> 480p/576p or 720p line triple (compatible displays only)
  • 240p/288p -> 1280×960, 1280×1152, 1080p, 1600×1200 line quadruple/quintuple (compatible displays only)
  • 25Khz medium-res modes -> 480p
  • 480i/576i -> 480p/576p or pass-through
  • 480p -> pass-through or 960p line-double (compatible displays only)
  • all other 31khz resolutions passed through

 

Other features

  • Back lit LCD
  • SD Card socket for firmware updates
  • JTAG connector
  • IR receiver

 

Power requirements

  • DC 5V 1 Amp – 2.1 x 5.5mm positive tip

 

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 23 reviews
Old School Meets New School

Woah. I was a bit skeptical about being able to hook up my SNES to a UHD monitor, but it works. so. damn. well! Seriously blown away by the quality and especially the complete lack of lag compared to my last setup.
For reference (for the googlers). I have a 1chip-01 SNES, SCART SNES cable, an LG 32UD59-B monitor, and I use an Elgato 4k60 Pro. Everything runs smooth and streaming with it works flawlessly.

Having used a Scart/VGA/Hdmi and scanline generator and the output was ok, but it lost it's RGB colour,I decided to go for the Ossc, best decision ever, it stays RGB and the options are great, updating the firmware was easy after watching the video. Buying from here is easy and convenient ..👍

A Worthy Investment

I've had my OSSC since December of last year and it's been an absolute blast. All output modes work perfectly on my BenQ RL2455HM monitor and the image quality for both my Saturn and PS2 (when using progressive video modes) is absolutely pristine.
My only real complaint is the lack of a more sophisticated deinterlacing method, as the flickering caused by bob deinterlacing can be quite distracting. I'd definitely be willing to buy another unit if they ever make a new revision with hardware capable of utilizing better deinterlacing solutions.

Link to the past looks great

The conversion looks great (my snes looked like butt with the standard converters). More importantly they STAND BY THEIR PRODUCT. My first unit was defective and they shipped me a new one promptly after receiving the defective unit. Appreciated the quick communication, and prompt shipping.

New Wave Of Retro Gaming!

I've been using the OSSC for about a year now and couldn't be happier! After some twiddling with the many options of the OSSC and a few adjustments to my TV's settings (which by default didn't give the optimal picture for any of my applications, including my PC and disabled all the optimizations), my Japanese Mega Drive output looks better than ever (also thanks to a good RGB SCART cable). Thanks to a vivid picture with nice colors and blacks and of course the scanlines, give a classic arcade-like experience on my 4K TV, which is great. Recommended!

OSSC - the best of the best!

Finally, I got the best picture for Playstation 2!
XRGB-mini Framemeister could not do this!

Thanks Sergey! While we're glad you love the OSSC, for the PS2 the XRGB-mini is usually the better choice, since the OSSC does not have sophisticated deinterlacing and most PS2 games run in 480i.

OSSC Works great

Works great with a little cheap magnovox tv, (19mf1377b usa model) actually works with snes on all resolutions. Doesnt work with my 75xbr900e 4k with snes but works with the sega genesis (megadrive). However the snes works with tv if im connected thru my av receiver marantz sr6010. I am extremely happy and it is a big upgrade over the cheap scart to hdmi converter.

Satisfied customer

Unfortunately my main tv doesn't handle the Snes signal at all, but I have to say it does handle the line quintuple 5x mode and for the consoles it works for it is the best possible picture. I can't say enough. I have a framemister as well and this puts it to shame. Zero lag, crisp clear RGB I can't ask for more.
As far as consoles I've tried, Sega Saturn and Sega Genesis with euro-scart and Sega Dreamcast using vga and everything is beyond prefect.
One thing I was worried about was sound. I got the 1.6 with HDMI and the sound is perfect.
***If you are buying this for the Snes be careful as some tvs cannot handle it's weird refresh rate. Also the line tripler (720p) and above does not work for every tv.
I have a Sony Bravia 65" 4k and the line multipliers worked prefectly, so we'll in fact, I don't mind the my snes being incompatible with my main tv.
Although,I wonder if I bought a pal snes at 50hz if that would help compatibility.
But, as long as you understand what you are buying you will be 200% happy!

Thanks Mr "Q" :). We're still working on the SNES problem and hope to have a simple hardware mod out this year for the SNES that tackles that.

Best Purchase I made

It's just awesome how beautiful my snes and my n64 can look on my TV. I'm also very surprised that line 5x mode works on my Samsung TV.

Fantastic

Thumps up for this excellent device. Works great with my Samsung TV. Line triple mode looks simply awesome!

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177 comments

  1. Samson says:

    Given how many people have signed up for the mailing list in response to this, do you think you’ll have enough of these to meet demand by the end of the year? I’m kicking myself because I signed up for the newsletter at the beginning of June but evidently didn’t click the “activate” link back then.

    Are you going to make kits available in that time frame as well?

    While I’d rather not assemble the whole thing myself, the thought of needing yet another box with yet another power supply just to combine DVI and analog audio is pretty unbearable. Any chance you’ll sell these complete minus the DVI output and let us “integrate” the HDMI connector ourselves?

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Yeah we’re certainly trying to ramp up supply, I want to make sure we’ve got plenty in time for Christmas. Integrating the HDMI connector isn’t that simple, that won’t magically give you digital audio because there’s no audio encoder on the board. We’re working on some digital audio upgrade boards though, both as a DIY upgrade and as a fitting service.

      • Samson says:

        The PCB diagrams on the wiki indicated an HDMI socket, so I thought it had just been stubbed for the DVI port, but that makes sense.

        Is this device capable (through a firmware update) of adjusting overscan? That would be extremely helpful for EDTV CRTs which support 480p natively.

        • BuckoA51 says:

          Adjusting by zooming the picture? No. Adjusting by moving the picture, potentially.

          • Samson says:

            Yeah, definitely not talking about zoom. My knowledge of analog video signals would barely fill a thimble but I remember the horizontal and vertical width being controllable via pots on older TVs. I always thought the video signal itself could be adjusted to achieve the same effect (and thus compensate for overscan), but I suppose that was adjusting the CRT and not the signal…

  2. Flygon says:

    Hey! Does this support line doubling interlaced signals into interlaced signals?

    For example, 480i to 960i, going from ‘even-odd’, to ‘even-even-odd-odd’.

    My TV supports this, and it’d be awesome to see a line doubler support this. 🙂

  3. andrew says:

    reading the tech spec shows output is HDMI but without sound? Is this correct? If that is the case how to send sound input to LED tv? Btw, i’m using the Omega Entertainment system playing neo geo mvs games with scart output. Is this supported?

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Yes Neo Geo is absolutely supported. Typically you route sound to your AV receiver or hifi or many TVs have a separate audio input. Failing this, an audio integrator must be used.

  4. David Kerekes says:

    Just found out about this.

    Where can we buy one?

  5. Matthew says:

    Please support output formats 576p (288p line doubled) and 864p (288p line tripled) – both of which are supported by the majority of PAL displays – all my TVs/Monitors do at least (Samsung & LG).

  6. krisstof bizac says:

    I receive the newsletters but nothing for getting one 🙁 , let me know how to be on the queue thanks

    Mr BIG

  7. David Kerekes says:

    I read this doesn’t have HDMI out, but you have to buy a DVI and analogue audio to HDMI integrator?

    Where would I buy one of these? I need it to have HDMI out put.

    Also it seems your upgrading the audio board for digital audio. When will these be available?

  8. Matt says:

    Any idea when the next batch of OSSCs will be ready?

  9. Mike K says:

    I get the impression the 240p/288p line doubler/tripler modes also double/triple the width (giving some non-standard values as far as HDMI is concerned). In the case of the tripling to 720p, why not offer to pad the width to 1280 (using black pixels, and centering by rounded to the nearest 4th pixel to avoid chroma subsampling), for better HDMI TV/capture compatibility?

  10. David Kerekes says:

    I’m 1641 in the list. Damn I far away. Could be another year before I get one. Slight disappointed tbh. Don’t know if I could wait much longer 🙁

  11. phonedork says:

    Hey Bucko…

    I an trying to get this whole line doubler / tripler thing down. Why is it different then X2 Scaling? Or Line tripling not the same as X3 scaling? I thought only a CRT uses horizontal scanning lines to draw a picture. So taking a 240p pic and scaling to 480p makes since to call it a line doubler when displayed on a CRT. Digital fixed pixel displays such as a LCD uses horizontal and vertical pixels to draw a image. Not lines I thought??? Anyways I am a bit confused. Also does this thing handle 480P really good unlike the XRGB Mini? Because sync on green is pointless if 480p cant be line doubled to 960p very good. Anyways great review!

    • BuckoA51 says:

      480p isn’t really what it’s designed for, there is a 480p line double now though it’s not compatible with all displays and you might not like how it looks anyway. Line doubling is different to scaling as scaling requires a frame buffer, while doubling/tripling can work line by line. Yep HDTVs don’t work by drawing individual lines but the analogue video signal still does, since it was designed for CRTs in the first place.

  12. Luis says:

    Hello!

    Just wondering how much longer its going to take to have OSSC ready to order?

  13. Simon says:

    Awesome product, very happy with my purchase. 10 days delivery to Sydney. Dreamcast RGB 480p mode (RBGHV mixed to CSYNC) works great and reports 524p – games look fantastic. RGB modded NES looks great too, it’s like playing it on a CRT there is so little lag (using a very low lag DELL LCD panel). I even connected a PC via VGA to this device and it outputs perfect lag free DVI or HDMI – as expected. Can’t wait to see what future firmware holds for this device. For now, I will be sticking to this over my Framemeister for retro gaming and analogue video tinkering. OSSC also completely blows the GBS-8220 out of the water in terms of video quality and lag-free experience.
    Highly recommend purchasing or jumping in the queue to purchase. For me it was very worth the wait.

  14. Oursique says:

    Exactly what I was looking for: it works out of the box, no complicated setup, designed for European SCART instead of the cryptic JP21, and it certainly costs less than the Frammeister and all its adapters to make it compatible, and I can finally play retrogaming on the (HDMI-only) projector. I cannot compare the image quality as I never owned another converter. I thought the separate audio output would complicate the setup but it’s actually straightforward since I already pulled a jack from the hi-fi set to the projector, I just have to plug it into the OSSC instead.

    Tested so far with NES ans SNES (French models, outputting SECAM?), and Neo Geo MVS (through a supergun). The NES image is not quite sharp but that’s what the RGB mod is made for. I can probably improve it in advanced menus but the fact that it just works is a plus for me. As for the input lag, it’s so fast I cannot just feel it (the projector is most probably the bottleneck anyway).

    Still needing to test SEGA consoles, more recent Nintendo ones, and the PlayStation series, so I cannot give a note yet.

    On the minus side, the remote is capricious (or is it the IR receiver?) but it’s barely needed. And the case stinks chemicals! I don’t know if it comes from a solvent but I had to leave it in the open air the whole day for the smell to vanish.

    Maybe VGP could also add a DVI-to-HDMI adapter to purchase options, I would have taken one. I forgot about that point but hopefully I found one in my pile of cables to play the same day.

    Hoping the production will reach cruising speed so more people can benefit from it.

  15. M says:

    Hi ! Does the package come with a dvi to hdmi cable ?

  16. Grant Butler says:

    Why are people so worked up about digital audio out? Surely you just plug the audio cable from the console into your own sound system? Going through hdmi would just introduce latency any ways…

  17. Oursique says:

    Thanks for posting my review and for the comment. Indeed the Master System issue is probably a silly one, but I tested several cables, even the one from the Mega Drive and they all displayed a sharp picture on the CRT.

    As for the N64, unfortunately my model is not the NUS-001 (FRA) easily moddable, so Christmas will be in advance this year with an already modded one, professionally done with surface mounted devices. I’ll use the SNES cable and compensate for the darker picture. But Mario Kart, just to name one game, on the projection screen will be so cool!

  18. Bruno says:

    Are you going to send to Brazil?

  19. Jonas Andersson says:

    I have the 2016 model Samsung ks8005(us) 7005(Eu), which only have optical sound and hdmi outputs. Can I use the ossc using this UHD
    4K tv? Is it possible with some kind of DVI, and 3.5 analog to optical adapter?

  20. Zachary says:

    I don’t suppose that we will be able to adapt composite or s-video to the scart port? I don’t see them on the comparability list.

  21. Antonio Heimonen says:

    Hi! Any idea when more units will be available? Thanks!

    • jdryyz says:

      I second that.

      • BuckoA51 says:

        Make sure to subscribe to the newsletter for all the latest announcements.

        • jdryyz says:

          Gladly took care of that. 🙂

          • Dave K says:

            I’ve been on the mailing list for a week without any newsletters at all or any word on what the supply chain looks like.

            I understand that it will be “a while”. But I was hoping to ballpark that time frame and I still don’t have any idea if it’s weeks, months, years, lifetimes, if I need to go back to 1955 and convince my father to buy one at the enchantment under the sea dance, or if I have to defeat the grim reaper in a game of twister so I can meet station and get him/them to build me one.

            • BuckoA51 says:

              There will be a newsletter going out soon. Units have landed but power supplies are about a week out.

              • Dave K says:

                I know this is going to sound like whining. And maybe it is. But I don’t think you realize how little information there is on the outside looking in.

                I’ve been on the mailing list for a full 2.5 months and still couldn’t even begin to estimate if I’ll be able to get a unit this year.

                All I know is that I didn’t make it into the last round. I don’t know when/if the next round is coming. How many might be in it. How quickly you estimate they’ll sell.

                It’s frustrating to not have any data to calibrate expectations off of.

                • BuckoA51 says:

                  We send out regular newsletters and social media updates.. not really sure what else I can do? Last newsletter clearly said we’re waiting on the 1.6 prototype before opening orders again, and that next batch would be pre-pay. Another letter will go out once the 1.6 prototype lands.

                  • Dave K says:

                    The newsletter says that:
                    -1.6 is a thing and the next batch will be 1.6’s
                    -Prototypes should have arrived by now.
                    -That people “want” prepay. There’s a disconnect between that data (which isn’t news) and actually implementing it. You’ve set up a system where signing up for the mailing list is equivalent to ordering a unit. So I misinterpreted the part about ordering for batch 4 as “business as usual”.

                    But getting back to my point. There’s a lack of numbers in there of nearly any kind.
                    -no data on how long testing is likely to take before opening orders
                    -no data on how long pre-orders will be open for. I assume you’re going to use a standard model of one big order after pre-orders are closed.
                    -no data on how long it generally takes to manufacture
                    -no data on how long it takes to ship to buyers after units are manufactured.

                    These are all things that you personally possess information on and aren’t publicizing. To a person on the outside:
                    -testing could take 3 days, or 3 months
                    -pre-orders could be open for a week, or a month
                    -manufacture could take any amount of time. From a day to 3 months.
                    -shipping could take any amount of time. From a day to 6 months.

                    So, with the data I have. I can predict that if I act as quickly as humanly possible. I could have a unit in hand anywhere between (3d + 1w + 1d + 1d) – (3m + 1m + 3m + 6m) = 12 days – 13 months
                    Which is a *really* crappy range of prediction.

                    None of that data has become available in the 2.5 months I’ve been on the mailing list.

                    All I’m asking for is a “best guess” prediction for when the average user with money in hand right this minute can except to plug in their own OSSC.

                    • BuckoA51 says:

                      I don’t generally posses that information because it all depends on things outside my control. I don’t know how long testing of 1.6 will take as it depends on what we find (no sign of the prototype yet either I’m afraid). Manufacture time depends on batch size, batch size depends on demand and demand depends on how many people actually pay when we open up orders.

                      I promise another update as soon as I get 1.6 prototype.

  22. Rommel says:

    Hi,

    This is more of a question than a comment.

    I am located in the US, i was just wondering if i buy a OSSC unit what will i pay the 151 with vat or 126 vat exemp pounds?

    how much is the shipping cost normally is?

    thank in advance

  23. Do the Component and VGA port also have audio input options?

  24. Antony says:

    Do you recommend (or not recommend) any particular DVI-D to HDMI adapter? There are cables with DVI-D at one end and HDMI at the other – would one of those be suitable for use with the OSSC?

  25. Matthew Matti says:

    Any idea on availability soon?

  26. Luke Dubber says:

    With no S-video input, what would be the best way to run my 3do into this?

  27. simon says:

    The only thing holding me back is enclosure, or lack thereof. I don’t buy anything with acrylic panels and standoffs because I’m worried about dust or worse, wire or something causing short circuit. Please consider more adequate enclosure, I’ll gladly pay more! thanks

  28. Lita says:

    Really excited that this is finally available for open orders, I’ve decided to pull the trigger and get this over the Framemeister.

    One quick question: I live in the US, and I know that I’ll be moving in the next 60 days, I just don’t know exactly where yet. Is it possible for me to update my address after my order has already been placed?

  29. JK Kim says:

    Hi
    I have an interesting OSSC.
    I red the ossc-quickstar.pdf file
    I have a question about your goods.
    in your document there is no HDMI connector in 1.6 version HW cannot support HDMI terminal (HW).
    A member of “retro cafe” introduced ossc which is made by him but he bought PCB form you. in his result there is hdmi terminal instead of DVI..
    Please let me know OSSC can support HW HDMI terminal..
    thank you.

  30. Fabiano says:

    Works good with arcadevga 5000?

  31. Fabiano says:

    I have the original scart jp 21 cable for the super famicom, because it haves the best image quality. What adaptador i can use in ossc without loose of quality in the video signal? thank you bucko!

  32. Rektroth says:

    I just ordered one a couple days ago. I see it can up to 90 days to be shipped to me.

    Will I be notified via email when it ships?

    Also, it says 90 days is “worst case scenario.” Approx. when do they “normally” ship?

  33. Lee says:

    To confirm. If I pre order now Im guaranteed 1 for the October Batch, Anybody?

  34. George Mazloom says:

    This product sounds awesome but I was wondering what the best adapter for composite video is since most of my consoles are composite only

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Get RGB mods wherever you can, nothing can really make composite look good on a HDTV unfortunately.

      • George Mazloom says:

        That’s the thing. Most of my consoles are collectors editions and I reallllyyy don’t want them modded. Originally I was going to get a frameister because that was compatible with composite but I figured I would check with you guys first.

  35. Starman says:

    Will the OSSC send the audio output through both the HDMI and 3.5mm outputs at the same time, or is it either-or?

  36. micheal terrett says:

    So does this until now use hdmi output instead of dvi

  37. Anthony says:

    Hello! I’m American and I am interested in buying this product after watching a review from Adam Koralik on YouTube. I heard the OSSC is WAY better than the FrameMeiser. And allot of people suggested this product. How much would this be in USD “US Dollars” and would this work on NTSC consoles? Especially on a modded RGB N64 and a basic Fat PS2? And how could you pay for it when one using USD when it becomes available? Is there an option for this when you’re going to buy the product? I never bought over seas before. Really interested in getting this product. Thanks! And I don’t know if I mentioned this how much is this total for the unit its self and the remote? Would I need to buy the cables as well or do they come with it? Thanks again. ^_^

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Of course OSSC works great with NTSC/60hz consoles. Your card will do the currency conversion for you when you order, what it comes to depends on the rate your card company gives you on the day. Customers in America pay the price excluding VAT. OSSC doesn’t come with any cables.

  38. Grant Butler says:

    Will composite ever come to this? It’s only of the main features I need.

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Not on the board, maybe as an external transcoder, but of course you should avoid composite wherever possible. Most (though not all, we appreciate) systems either output RGB directly or can be made to do so via modding.

  39. Fandu says:

    One question, in my region, the VAT is not 20% but quite less.
    Must i pay without exception that 35 pounds??
    How can i do if i want to refund the rest?

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Sorry but if you’re in an EU country, VAT must be paid at the rate of the member state where the goods are purchased from. On the upside you save quite a bit in import fees since there are no handling fees to pay at customs.

  40. Javier says:

    Just one question that came up to mind today, I ordered one not too long ago and still waiting for it to arrive. Question is: will it arrive assembled? or is a DIY unit? thanks

  41. David Kerekes says:

    I have a PC engine with a rgb cable. Would the OSSC work if I plug it in and run through the HDMI on my TV? Cheers

  42. Erik says:

    Received my OSSC and it seems to work great! My PS2’s picture output has never been this good.

    Only complaint I have is one of the rubber feet on the unit being quite deformed making it stand taller in that corner and wiggle back and forth. Makes it a bit frustrating when it moves around due to cables snagging.

    Minor complaint really as the units functionality is just as expected!

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Glad you like it! I’d not noticed a problem with the feet on any other units, seems you got unlucky there we could RMA it if you wanted but might be just as easy to replace them.

      • Erik says:

        I’d rather not send the whole unit back just cause of this minor issue, but I would appreciate if either you send me a new foot or direct me to some place where I can buy them myself.

        If you want I can send you a picture of the deformed foot so you can look for it in future batches. It only makes the unit stand a millimeter or two taller but it does make it less stable.

  43. David Kerekes says:

    Just received my OSSC. The line triple works absolutely amazing well on my Samsung ks9000 4K HDR TV. The image looks so good. Even tried my Supergun with a few boards and this product is great for image quality. Thanks guys.

  44. David Kerekes says:

    Forgot to say I used my PC Engine x3 line and just Wow.

  45. marcus Jansson says:

    waited for it for 6months LED stop work after using it two times, great

  46. James says:

    Hey All, would a composite video into a scart work on this unit at all ?

  47. André says:

    I would like to buy an OSSC, do you accept payment via paypal?
    Kind regards

  48. Anthony says:

    I really wish to buy this OSSC unit. How much would it cost in USD “US Dollars” Total? Along with the remote? + tax? Thanks. I’m tempting to buy. And can I hook this up with my Wii using component cables? I also have a RGB modded N64. Does this upscale the games to 1080p/720p? Sorry for asking just want to make sure before I buy. Thanks! ^_^ And do Wii games and N64 games look pretty good with this unit? Thank you. 🙂

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Cost in dollars depends on the exchange rate your bank gives you. Taxes depends on what gets applied at your countries border (usually nothing for US customers).

      As for your other questions, I’d read up the reviews first and understand better what OSSC is and does. OSSC can in some instances make the Wii look better, but it’s really designed as a line doubler for 240p/288p content not 480p.

  49. Dockers says:

    Hi I live in Aus and to get OSSC with shipping is approx $300/$400 with accessories. I have 3 consoles to upscale on modern tv. But then I would need different cables for 3 consoles like Scart or s-video or RGB all of which I have no idea about. Heard the term OSSC on RGBRetro (YouTube) and googled now I’m here. But I could also just get 3 consoles modded with Ultra Hi-Def for approx $600. So prices fairly similar but with OSSC I would have to keep changing out consoles( could be annoying maybe) . Consoles are
    NES Front loader (RF input)
    Super NES ( AV R,W,Y plugs)
    Xbox Original (AV R, W, Y plugs). If anyone could please give advice that would be much appriecated. Also is there much difference between plugging SNES or XBOX with R W Y plugs into new TV (picture) Vs Ultra Hi-Def modded SNES or XBOX (picture) when playing games. Sorry for dumb question I’m new to any type of console mods, upscaler machines and cables like previously mentioned. Someone please help direct me my brain hurts.
    Cheers n G’day from WA
    Justin

    • BuckoA51 says:

      Hi Justin

      NES Front Loader – Requires RGB mod to work with OSSC. Hi Def mod is available.
      Super NES – Outputs RGB by default, there is no high def SNES mod.
      Xbox Original – Use component cables, OSSC can help here in some instances especially if your TV doesn’t have component in. There is no such thing as a Xbox high def mod.

      OSSC does not support composite or s-video, you will need to use RGB SCART or Component cables in all cases.

  50. John Roland says:

    my dreamcast, SNES, N64 and WII have this kind of connector:
    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/10EAAOSwEotZ3B6l/s-l1600.jpg

    I live in Europe, and it’s all PAL systems (if it matters).
    Will this work with the OSSC (1.6) ?

  51. Ben says:

    Is there an issue with US customers trying to buy off the website? I have tried 3 different cards in a span of 3 days, and they all decline at the final step. 1 card is a debit, which has sufficient funds in it, and the 2 other are active credit cards. Is it because they are US cards why they are declining?

  52. baogaoyin says:

    hello,
    How to matching the remote with ossc device ?

  53. Emanuele says:

    Is there any way to power it up without one of your PSU’s?

  54. John Roland says:

    When will PSU and remote overlays be in stock?
    I’d like to buy a unit, but it says “out of stock” 🙁

    • Vinicius says:

      He is waiting for the supplier to deliver. The deadline was for after Easter, maybe this or next week.

  55. Aleksander says:

    Just received it yesterday. I love this device! Bought it originally for my og xbox and really love the way line doubling looks for 480p (actually 525p) games on my samsung 4k tv. I like the look and responsiveness of bob deinterlacing for interlaced games. Now I’m just waiting for my ps2 rgb scart cables to arrive.

    Oh and I love the looks of the ossc itself. Worth every penny!

  56. Rick says:

    Any idea when you might end up making a 4k version of this product? If I remember correctly 240p games will scale better into a 4k resolution where you don’t have a black bar on the top but only the sides. Also majority of the tvs in stores have been 4k unless you buying something pretty cheap.

  57. Oliver Taylor says:

    Hi there,

    Just wondering, do you send dispatch notices for orders?

    I’m just hoping to get mine before the weekend if there’s any chance 🙂

    Cheers

  58. Rick says:

    What are the rough ETAs for the power supply, remote overlay, and the adapter? How often do you actually have all the additional items in stock at the same time?

    • Rick says:

      Still waiting on the remote overlays to be restocked. I think I ended up missing two restocking of the item but they end up selling out so quickly. Are you not able to order a larger batch? Also what is the ETA on the adapter as well? I’d like to be able to order the OSSC with everything.

  59. Eric says:

    When I recently purchased an OSSC, I forgot to get a PSU (or they were not available). At home I found an unused power adapter rated output of 5V DC 2A and positive tip. Would this work? The OSSC description doesn’t say anything about the maximum amperage could accept.

  60. ENunn says:

    Hey will this output 1080p if the input is 1080i? Wanted to capture 1080i sources but the deinterlacing on my capture card is pretty poopy.

  61. I’m ready to buy one ! I’m just waiting for the PSU (multi-region) to be in stock !

  62. Tom says:

    When is the SNES fix available?

  63. Lord Of Dance says:

    Whenabouts do you anticpate having the psu in stock this week?

  64. Frank says:

    I came here while looking for ways to play arcade PCB on modern TVs and this is pretty interesting. This will work with a 15KHz RGB signal from a SCART connector, right? And, is it strictly DIY?

    I’m not keen on spending $400 on a Framemeister tbh, specially since this is lagless.

    Thanks!

  65. Rick says:

    Still waiting on the remote overlays to be restocked. I think I ended up missing two restocking of the item but they end up selling out so quickly. Are you not able to order a larger batch? Also what is the ETA on the adapter as well? I’d like to be able to order the OSSC with everything.

  66. Damion H says:

    Firstly I’d like to comment on the great customer service. Over a lengthy webmail exchange I was given all the info I needed including scary cable advice for my NTSC J Saturn.

    Secondly delivery. It’s like you guys left with my order the split second I made it and instantly got on a plane to the U.S. and then hand delivered it. Super fast. I mean super super fast. Very impressed.

    Lastly the unit. Believe the hype. Took it out of the box and plugged it in. Fired up my Saturn. It looks so crisp it’s insane. Can’t wait to get time to tinker with the settings and hook up my Dreamcast and PS2.

    Seriously impressed.

  67. Roger says:

    Does anyone know the cheapest and best place to purchase an XRGB-mini? I have been advised that this will be the best for the PS2. Correct me if I’m wrong.

    Only place so far has been ebay for around £300.00.

  68. Tony R says:

    Hello ! I have some questions about your OPEN SOURCE SCAN CONVERTER box , i have a N64 that i have modded with the RGB chip in it to make the sound and image better , can i buy your OPEN SOURCE SCAN CONVERTER box to connect it with my N64 with the SCART cable that i have or do i have to buy some other accessories from your store to be able to connect your box with my N64 that is modded with the RGB chip ???

  69. Nico says:

    Hi guys, how you doing!

    I’d like to order you product but first I have a couple a question.

    I’ve got a 4k Sony Bravia kd 49 xd 8007 from 2016 with Scart input where I play Mega Drive and Saturn via RGB with no issues. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with Neo Geo AES and Super Famicom. No image with AES and horrible image with SNES, it’s like the 61fps that shows SNES got some issues with the TV.
    Would the OSSC shows a good quality image with those two via configuration?? I see maaaaany people have reported issues with those two systems.

    Thanks.

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