THIS LISTING IS FOR THE RETRO GEM (HDMI UPGRADE BOARD) HARDWARE + INSTALLATION SERVICE OF A RETROGEM for the following console types: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 2 Slim, or Nintendo 64 (Dreamcast Coming Soon!)
You must mail in a compatible console for this service
Please go HERE to check your console version and make sure you send in a compatible console (returns due to incorrect version being sent may be subject to a restocking fee)
PLEASE NOTE: MODDING/INSTALLATION SERVICES TYPICALLY TAKE 1 - 3 WEEKS FROM THE TIME WE RECEIVE THE CONSOLE.
MOD CHIPS: Mod chips should have no affect on this modification. However, Stone Age Gamer offers no responsibility for a preexisting modifications. While rare, there could be a scenario where Stone Age Gamer has to replace your motherboard. We would not replace or reimburse the customer for any preexisting modification. If for some reason your modification is found to be incompatible with the Retro GEM product Stone Age Gamer is not responsible for replacing or reimbursing the customer.
Ship only your Console (please no AV cables, power cables, or accessories) along with the Retro Gem Hardware and a printed invoice to:
Stone Age Gamer - Retro Gem
378 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460
PLEASE READ: We highly suggest insuring your shipment to us. We are not responsible for any damage until the console is received and inspected. Your console must be in working order when inspected. We are not a repair service, we only provide the installation of the Retro Gem Product. Do NOT ship your console to us without purchasing this service first.
This service includes the Retro Gem Digital product. If you already have the Retro Gem hardware and only need an installation service, we offer that Here.
About Retro Gem:
Successor to N64 Digital, PS1 Digital and DC Digital.
The Retro GEM is the ultimate HDMI kit for your retro gaming consoles.
- Digital lag-free HDMI output
- Simple firmware update procedure via WiFi
- Advanced scaling and video filters in Shiny Edition
Please Note: Retro Gem requires a Mini to Full sized HDMI cable. Available optionally.
Current Console Support:
- Nintendo 64
- Sony PlayStation
- Sony PlayStation 2
- Sega Dreamcast
- More Coming Soon
The Retro GEM must be soldered into your gaming console. These modifications are advanced and require a high level of soldering skill. Never soldered before, do not fret! We have recommended installers that can do the modification for you.
The basic can be upgraded to the Shiny at any time, even after installing into a console. License upgrades can be purchased here.
Please see the Retro GEM documentation to learn more.
The optional spare flex isn't required, one flex cable is already included in the console kit. But sometimes mishaps happen during the install and an extra flex will give you a second attempt.
Each console kit is priced differently and will be available for purchase separately in the future. They are priced differently as each console can have varying specific setups.