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Atari Lynx McWill Screen Update
« on: April 27, 2018, 22:56:46 PM »
I do not believe this has been discussed here. It really isn't something new by now but it is still available and it is one definitely cool upgrade if you own an Atari Lynx.  I'm talking about McWill's LCD screen upgrade for the Lynx.  You can buy this is a kit and you can do the work yourself (there are videos on YouTube on how to do it) or have it installed. This kit will improve the color, contrast and clarity of the Atari Lynx and it has an optional VGA output.  The new screen doubles the resolution to 320x206.  It is also more energy efficient and improves the system's battery life.  It comes for both the Lynx I and Lynx models and there are various online vendors that make it available.  Here is a video that lets you see how much better the games look (and how to install) on the Lynx I.

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Re: Atari Lynx McWill Screen Update
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2018, 02:53:21 AM »
I don't use my Lynx very much but if I did I would definitely get this done. Makes a big difference.

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Re: Atari Lynx McWill Screen Update
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2018, 03:00:43 AM »
Yes, it definitely makes a big difference.  There is only one game that I know has an issue:  Alpine Games.  The title screen doesn't display as nicely because it was designed to take advantage of how the original screen works.  The game itself looks fine, though.
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