Raspberry Pi 4
For information, Recalbox IS NOT compatible with Raspberry Pi 4 yet.
Pour information, Recalbox N'EST PAS encore compatible avec le Raspberry Pi 4.
The Recalbox Team.
Testers wanted: major system upgrade (Pi3b+, KODI 17 and much more ...)
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Under some circumstances bluetooth can have less input lag, then wired connection, see here:
But as already mentioned, it depends of the BT-Dongle, some are better, some ar worse.
It also depends of the used Controller. Some Bluetooth-Controllers do have more and some have less input-lag.
8bitdo Controllers for example (but there was a firmware-upgrade released, which reduced the input-lag a bit).
I have this problems with the beta running on Rpi3 B+:
- No sound on background music in menu (Pop-up appears while playing a song, in game sound and music is working...in HDMI)
- Global speed is very slower when using the composite output: sound and video are very slow but "works", no weird things in the video or audio signal (@3fps it's not esay to say)
- Wifi connection doesn't launch at start, have to manually shutdown and reboot wifi (not a big deal for me)
Everything else works great in HDMI with a PS4 wired controller.
--> If somebody has a plan to make the speed back with the composite output it would be great !
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@mamouchka9 hdmi sound : it does work, but you can force it
Sluggish on composite video : edit config.txt and remove the audio_pwm_mode (inmay have scrambled the words)
@mamouchka9 I also have the reboot for wifi issue on my pi 3+ for me it is an annoyance as I@m using a NESpi case and iot looks awful with the flap open to use the ethernet port
ALso as an update for anyone trying to get he xbox one pad to connect wirelessly: don't bother trying Microsoft deliberately (?) broke non official pairing in the last update stating it was a bug that it had happened in the first place!
Is it possible to force 5Ghz wifi on a 3+ with this beta ?
Used Rufus on windows to write image to SD card. Connected x-arcade tankstick and started raspberry Pi 3B+ and got booted out of games I would try to load. Re-mapped controller using controller settings > configure a controller and still has issues.
Connected a pandora arcade controller and ran the 'configure a controller' and had no problems loading games. Link to device below
I'm assuming this is an issue with the x-arcade tankstick but I figured I would bring it up. I have attached a link for the support file. If I need to do anything to test let me know.
Raspberry Pi model: 3b+
Recalbox version (build) : Beta Version
Hardware (Micro SD, Power Supply, etc.): 32GB Samsung, CanaKit 2.5Amp Power Supply
Controller(s): x-arcade tankstick (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ST0184/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1)
@shinomen Well that didn't take long. I had configured only player one on my x-arcade stick. I got the great idea to go ahead and configure both player 1 and 2 and low and behold it's working! Sorry but thanks.
hello great job, I update to this version.
I want to have custom GPIO.
Can you send to me how to configure recalbox.conf ?
@darksouljedi Here is the wiki, you may find your answer there
I tries to update the beta version and it crashed horribly, then everytime I tried to launch recalbox I obtained a black screen with a few lines of error...
I want to try and reinstall Recalbox again but I want to make a Multiboot system (NOOBS) the problem is that Network install it's not working... It says somthing like It can't find the file on the server...
Could this issue be solved?
PD: I'm using the latest NOOBS that incluided Recalbox.
The easiest way to try a BETA version is to make some run and trials from a fresh copye image. I do not think a dual boot will be a good option.
I understand that, but I would like to restablish the non beta version, but It doesn´t seems to download from NOOBS, it can't reach the server... It seems the file is unavailable
When is the stable version for pi 3b+ ready to download ??
@bertl1005 Not yet, wait and see
hi ive tried this image & when i try to load games from a memory stick it try's to load then just goes back to the main screen is anyone else having the same problems from external memory
@daz did you remap your controller ?
thanks for the link. But it only explain how to activate the GPIO map.
I want to change the GPIO map
I try this in recalbox.conf
And in mk_arcade_joystick.conf
options mk_arcade_joystick_rpi map=5 gpio=13,19,26,21,22,20,16,12,6,27,6,17
but the nothing works after rebooting recalbox.
Thanks for your help
@shinomen hello.i would like to do the same configuring 2P with my pandora box. I can only have 1p configuration. How did you do please? If i enable x-arcade mode in recalbox.conf, it will works on pandora? Thx
I have found that there is not much you need to do with recalbox to make pandora box arcade controller work. If you have a fresh image that you write to the SD card and then boot raspberry pi, you will then configure your player 1 controller from the controller settings > configure a controller. Then after you have finished and saved that, go back into controller settings > configure a controller, and this time hold one of the buttons on the player 2 side so it detects it and takes you to the controller configuration screen. Then configure all the buttons you want with that player 2 controller and save.
One issue I ran into with configuring the pandora controller was that my player 2 "select" button was not recognized when I try to configure it. So instead I assigned player 2 select to the button in the back of the controller that allows you to get to the exit menu typically when running the pandora box software.
After both players were configured, everything just worked.