GBS-C AIO Scaler DIY Kits

£23.99£84.99 £19.99 excl. VAT

The GBS-C AIO is an addon board for the GBS Control by ramapcsx2 and others. The GBS-C AIO is by far one of the most feature packed and easy to use scalers for retro gaming and retro computing – high quality scaling has never looked so good!

Features: (see full list below)

  • Very low lag, less than 1 frame.
  • High quality upscaling for nearly all retro game systems and computers – anything pre 2000s.
  • Fast resolution switching between 240p and 480i video signals – output to the display never drops sync.
  • Motion Adaptive deinterlacer
  • Zero Lag bypass capability for transcoding video.
  • Inputs: SCART(RGBS), Component (YPbPr), VGA(RGBHV).
  • Outputs: VGA/YPbPr 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1280×720,1920×1080, 720×480/768×576 and Source Pass-through.HDMI 720P/1080P. only one VGA or HDMI output at a time on the GBS8200.
  • Fast downscaling at 240P via VGA/YPbPr.
  • Built in Sync Strike that can be turned on and off.

Full installation guide that we’ve made: click here.

NOTICE: This is likely the last run of GBS-C AIO DIY kits we’ll make. We advise picking one up now if you would like to build your own original GBS-C AIO unit.

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Description

Included in DIY Kit (Basic): You’ll need to source the parts yourself. We’ll provide the parts which are not readily available. Ideal if you already have a GBS-C setup and wish to upgrade to a GBS-C AIO and don’t mind 3D printing a case/plates along with sourcing the remaining parts yourself.

  • GBS-C AIO Addon Board (with all necessary components assembled).
  • NOT INCLUDED: Top & Bottom ‘PCB style’ plates, ribbon cables/wire, capacitors & resistors for modifications, top & bottom plate bumpers, standoffs & screws, 5V, 1A PSU, WiFi module (WeMoS D1 Mini), clock gen module (SI5351A), VGA to HDMI adapter & GBS8200 board. You will need to source these separately.

Included in DIY kit (Standard) (Most Popular): We’ll source most of the parts for you.

  • GBS-C AIO Addon Board (with all necessary components assembled).
  • Top & Bottom ‘PCB style’ plates with all of the required bumpers, screws & hex standoffs.
  • All required ribbon cables.
  • All capacitors & resistors for the necessary GBS8200 hardware modifications (as per “recommended additions and modifications” section of the GBS-C AIO github).
  • NOT INCLUDED: 5V, 1A PSU, WiFi module (WeMoS D1 Mini), clock gen module (SI5351A), VGA to HDMI adapter & GBS8200 board. You will need to source these separately and we’re happy to send you links for where to find them – just send us an email.

Included in DIY Kit (Complete):  We’ll source everything for you – includes everything you’ll need to build your own GBS-C AIO, minus the PSU.

  • Includes everything from the standard kit plus the WiFi module, Clock gen module, VGA to HDMI adapter and a GBS8200 board. You’ll only need to get a 5V, 1A PSU for your region.
  • NOT INCLUDED: 5V, 1A PSU. You will need to source the PSU separately. Recommendations are below in “links” section.

Shipping note: The SCART connector on the GBS-C AIO addon board will be included but not assembled. This is to allow the kits to fit in a smaller box which allows us to reduce the shipping cost, and save you approximately £10 per shipment.

Please note: By purchasing this kit, please understand that it is DIY & for advanced installers only. Whilst we’re happy to offer support with any install questions, we cannot offer one-to-one guidance through the install process! Please see instructions on the GBS-C github by clicking here and here.

Full list of features:

  • Very low lag, less than 1 frame.
  • High quality upscaling for nearly all retro game systems and computers – anything pre 2000s.
  • Fast resolution switching between 240p and 480i video signals – output to the display never drops sync.
  • Motion Adaptive deinterlacer that engages automatically and is superior to most BOB deinterlacing and BOB deinterlacing is available should you want it.
  • Easy to navigate interface via web browser.
  • Color reproduction with auto gain and auto offset for the triple 8 bit @ 160MHz ADC.
  • Zero Lag bypass capability for transcoding video.
  • Simplified power management compared to other DIY GBS-C set ups.
  • PCB style enclosure.
  • Inputs: SCART(RGBS), Component (YPbPr), VGA(RGBHV).
  • Outputs: VGA/YPbPr 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1280×720,1920×1080, 720×480/768×576 and Source Pass-through.HDMI 720P/1080P. only one VGA or HDMI output at a time on the GBS8200.
  • Fast downscaling at 240P via VGA/YPbPr.
  • Built in Sync Strike that can be turned on and off.
List of additional parts required for basic & standard kits:
WiFi module (WeMoS D1 Mini) – We use the small, blue, 16-pin board. A few other variations can be used as well provided they fit the add-on board. Can be found on eBay/Amazon etc.
Clock gen module (SI5351A) – We use the small purple board with “SI5351A” on the front silkscreen. Can be found on eBay/Amazon etc.
VGA to HDMI adapter – Make sure you get the type which states VGA (INPUT) and HDMI (OUTPUT). Can be found on eBay/Amazon etc.
GBS8200 board – Make sure you get the type with the black buttons, not the “newer” version with yellow buttons as it has issues. Can be found on eBay/Amazon etc.

5V, 1A, Center positive PSU – You can use any generic PSU with these specs or use one of the recommended PSU’s below.

PSU’s:
USA: WSU050-4000 by Triad
International: WSX050-4000 by Triad

Many thanks to everyone involved in this project: Ramapcsx2, Amoore2600, Zerohimself, Tinkerplunk, RetroRGB & MyLifeInGaming.

Links: 

https://github.com/amoore2600/GBS-C_AIO

This project uses the GBScontrol firmware by Rama: https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control

Support the GBScontrol project and Buy Rama a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ramapcsx2

AIO board design by Jacob Proctor (Arithmaldor): https://twitter.com/Arithmaldor

GBS-C AIO user fourm: https://www.gbscaio.com/forum

GBS-C AIO Private Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gbscaio

Additional information

Type: (see description below)

GBS-C AIO Addon Board DIY Kit (Basic), GBS-C AIO Addon Board DIY Kit (Standard), GBS-C AIO Addon Board DIY Kit (Complete)