What is up lab members and steins gate fans, everyone here and welcome to this first episode of Browns workshop. Now, before we get into this video I want to talk about what Browns workshop exactly is because I want to keep this channel, a stands gate based channel, but I also really like making videos and I really like talking about the things I, personally, enjoy. And one of them is All tech I, really like if you've seen my other videos, I've made some portable cassette recorders and except play your. Videos and I, just generally like old tech. And one of the things I like a lot is CRT TVs and stuff around that. So I thought, hey that kind of fits because you know, it's a big part of staff K down the CR T's and dot Mr. Brown and all that kind of stuff.
So I wanted to talk and make videos about these type of things too. Now, this video is a video to show you guys how to connect your Nintendo Switch to the CRT. So you can play CRT games. That means there isn't a no switch games on your CRT TV, which. Is interesting I'll go through a step I hope, I have the steps ready, but I unplug, everything, so we're gonna start together from scratch our partner in crime today will be this ugly, duckling, um, well, I think, it's a hideous CRT, but it's.
The one that works the best for me. And it is the Phillips a1, 4 PT 1, 5600, it's, a model that released in 1995-96 I think and that it is, a's, a pretty new CRT, and we'll see, um more about that when he turned around, because before we get into how to connect. Everything and how we do everything I'll show you exactly what the plugs and the inputs look like and obviously, there are different regions and different types of CRTs and that's a little complicated I'll go through that, so it's easy to understand, so I'm going to turn the surrounding TV'm going to show you guys the inputs that you actually have on this TV you'll, see real quickly here that it has two very simple inputs, the RF, which is the radio frequency of 48 for the antenna and a start. Now. If you live outside of Europe, you might not even have seen these in your life. A start is what we use for audio video.
This only released in Europe start is an it's a European. Only thing I found that out not that long ago as well, which is interesting. But yeah, this is a panel TV there's. A difference in Europe. You have pal TVs in America and Japan. You have MSC TVs.
So it works a little differently, but all the steps will be the same. So we have this card if you're outside of Europe you'll have the. Av components, which is, you know, red, um, white and yellow.
And this works exactly the same I'll show you in a second. So this is our audio video. So we want to mess with this because we want to put HDMI to AV or start right so put this over here like that.
And look at what we have for the switch, because we have a totally unplugged switch right here with the dock, and I'm, not putting it in straight, but okay, with the dock. And first, obviously, you have to plug it into the power. So power brick gonna. Do that first and mine might switch I bought in Japan. So I need a little adapter, the European adapter for it to work here, going to plug that in like that, and then we're going to plug that into our doc likes our okay, focus, please. Okay. Now, what we want to do is we want to have a see mine.
And this is the HDMI cable that goes with your switch. Obviously now we want to put that in our switch, and I'm going to tell you all something and I think it's, pretty damn obvious when I say it. But this HDMI does not. Go into the TV at all alright want to put the switch away for a second. So how do we fix? This it's really simple.
We have this little thing here that I bought it's, pretty cheap it's called the gone on mini. And all it does is it converts HDMI into AV. And this is what everyone else that doesn't use cart will remember is the AV for the newer CRT models. So what we're going to do is very simple put that in here. And if you uses cart like we do, um, you'll have to get a start adapter as well.
So we have the. Components here, our component cables, which is just our art cables right? We going to plug those in and just follow the color. And this is important like I said, there's, two types of CRT, TVs pal and NTSC depends on your region, here's, a little switch, it's upside-down.
But it says, pal and NTSC. Then you put it to what your TV is so our minds pal, so it's, flipped to pal. Okay. Now, usually if the TV had an input for these, you can plug them in, and it will work.
Now, this is a sparked again. So we'll have another. Adapter which is a V disc art I'm going to plug that in like Tsar I want to just plug that into the TV like that and that's all you have to do now we can play video games on the TV. What would you want to do this? Mmm, I'll, go through the pros and cons in a second, but I'm going to turn the TV around now, like we just did think that's, good. Okay.
I'm going to turn the switch on. Well, first of all minutes to the TV are actually and sorry, there's a loud. Beep, CRTs make beeping noises when you turn them on. But this. Is the non loudest.
This is the softest one I have, which is why I use this one? Okay? So, um, it's connected to the a/v right now and the a/v it depends on your CRT. How you'll get there wouldn't? You some IVs solving some CRTs have an AV button, which is lets you go to a V. This one is, if you go a channel behind. So the last channel to go to AV said that AV monster, if you can see that you can see me, though, hey, all right, I'm going to turn my switch on I'm going to show you guys I, put it over here likes are. Gonna turn out and there we have the display on a CRT now, there are a few things you want to keep in mind mine, um, you probably want to mess with the settings a little because I know my CRT.
And this doesn't always look the best from start. So if I usually put two something like that. And then if I can find my controller, which I put somewhere over here, let me show you how it looks like on the TV itself. So I'm gonna just using wireless stuff right now. Some things you want to keep in mind your. Switch is probably not, um, to displace probably not set for the right, um, sighs, I'm sure I say, it's, maybe go to settings. You go all the way down here.
Then you go to UM this one, you can change the size, so it will fit your CRT. Now HDMI games that are made frames in my obviously are made for HDMI, which means they are a widescreen. CRTs are very square, not widescreen.
So what and that's ends up happening is that instead of the white screen, you'll have it'll squish it down a little as you can. See these are in squares, they're a little more rectangular, but that's one of the cons of doing this, um, because the games aren't made for CRT, um. But it is really fun. If you want to play saw me, for example, I'm going to do that right now, and you'll have the intro with the old CRT stuff, it's its cool to look at its just fun to do once, but it's I don't recommend that yeah, it's fun for retro games. But it also works perfectly fine gnome on any other game. You want to play, for example, Smash Bros, I'll. Just show you the intro, it's, it's, fine it's, really, fine it's, kind of cool, and I've played with some friends on the CRT it's, pretty difficult because, it's also small.
But now you know how to connect everything how it works. So don't do it yourself? Hooray I helped someone hopefully maybe it's, wait for that intro, and I'll end the video.
Alright. Thanks for watching. If you have, if you have any questions feel free to ask me because I love helping, and I'll see you in the next video, el pay, Rumba.