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The ultimate HD remake: Hyperkin presents the RetroN 5, a revolutionary new way to experience classic games in high definition; the first of its kind with an all-digital HDMI output. The RetroN 5 supports NES, Famicom, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, & Game Boy Advance cartridges with enhanced resolution, improved interpolated sound, screenshot capture, & the ability to have on the fly save states. The RetroN5 is the retro gaming console that brings you back to a world where recharging health is a cheat code, you can have as many guns as you want, & achievements aren’t just some numbers on a screen.


  • Multiple System Compatibility: The RetroN 5 allows you to play your favorite NES, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Famicom, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and GBA cartridges on one system. You can also play Master System games with the use of the Power Base Converter.*
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI): A brand new GUI Menu that gives access to features and the ability to customize your gaming experience on the screen
  • HDMI Output: The HDMI output will upconvert the signal to your HDTV with a maximum output resolution of 720p.
  • Save/Load States: Save or load your games at any point during gameplay, with 10 save slots for each game.
  • Video Enhancement: Customize your video settings with the variety of different filter and shader effects, including scanlines.

  • Audio Enhancement: Utilizing Audio Interpolation, the RetroN 5 will produce a smoother, crisper sound output.
  • Cheats: Pre-built cheats that can be accessed at any point during gameplay for most games.
  • Bluetooth Wireless Controller: Utilizing Bluetooth technology this controller has a range of up to 30 feet and features a microswitch directional pad, two programmable macro buttons, and a Home button for quick-in game access to features.
  • Original Controller Ports: 2 original controller ports (6 total) for each platform
  • 100% Compatibility: The RetroN 5 will play both PAL and NTSC cartridges. CIC lockout chips and FX chips are no longer going to be an issue, as we aim to achieve 100% compatibility with all cartridges. *Power Base Converter sold separately.

 

System

The RetroN 5 has 5 cartridge ports supporting NES, Famicom, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance.
The RetroN 5 has an HDMI port with a maximum output resolution of 720p and supports up to 60 frames per second. Digital enhancement features are available for all game formats. PAL and NTSC versions of games are supported for HD upconversion and filters, even on NTSC televisions.


Side mounted SNES, NES, and Genesis controller slots allow for play with your original controllers.For those who want to go wireless, the bundled wireless controller has a range of over 25 feet. RetroN 5 offers the versatility to play the way you want.
The rear SD card slot gives you the ability to expand your save memory and save screenshots. Screenshots are saved as JPEG images for easy sharing from your computer to popular social media sites. Finally, share that high score, epic platform jump, or secret warp zone.

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Software

The RetroN 5 has an on screen user interface bringing the comforts of modern consoles to retro gaming.
 

Game Genie is built in to make sure that your nostalgia isn’t killed by games more difficult than you remember.
The RetroN 5 cleans up & upconverts your games to clean, crisp HD resolution. If you like it old school, you always have that option with the included “scanlines” video filter.
 

Dynamic controller mapping allows full customization, even with original controllers. The RetroN 5’s save state feature allows you to save at any point in your game and be able to come back exactly where you left off, no passwords needed. Access these features without ever having to end your play session or reset your game with a touch of the Home button, bringing the convenience of a modern console to retro gaming.


Controller

Every RetroN 5 comes packed with a wireless controller. It features an D-pad, two shoulder triggers, a start and select button, as well as four macro and eight controller buttons. All of these are programmable and can be mapped to any command through the settings menu. The controller also has four blue LED lights indicating its battery life, and recharges through an included Micro-USB cable which connects to the RetroN 5. It will be able to control the RetroN 5 and play all supported games.

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