Settling into my new house, I've decided on the attic as my "getaway" location, since nobody else goes up there. I put an old 19" TV up there and decided to hook up my RetroPie.
A recent-ish update enabled 240p output over composite video,and I
decided to give it a shot.
It looks really nice in most situations. Genesis games look great, being that they run at 320x224, SNES games look nice as well, but the graphics are kind of "squashed" since they run at 256x224.
May not be the best place, Pi's generally don't have heatsinks and don't like the high temperature that an attic can get to (120+F) not to mention people ;) Depends on time of year of course.
800x600). I found the composite to limiting and hard to keep running
after updates and things, went to HDMI and newer LCDs. I Did use old composite stuff for a while (a year or so) on some stuff before the PiB+ and Pi2 (and Retropi).
I don't know hard it'll be to keep it running long term, but it does
have the immediate side-effect of letting my turn off the CRT-PI shader
I was using - it was adding enough CPU overhead that my Pi was flashing
up the overheat icon on a fairly regular basis.
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