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Connect the power supply. Hold down the POWER button, located on the front of the console, for 5-10 seconds until the top blue LED panel lights up.
Modern displays usually perform a lot of processing on the image, which will add a delay between when the image is received and the image being displayed on the screen. This can sometimes result in significant amounts of input lag being added by the display itself. Fortunately, televisions will generally include a Game Mode which, when activated, will disable most of the extra processing, resulting in dramatically reduced input lag. If you are experiencing input lag while using RetroN 5, make sure that you have the Game Mode option enabled on your television.
The default button combination for opening the in-game menu using you original wired controllers is DOWN + START. This may be customized in Settings > Hotkey Configuration > In-game menu.
No, this game is simply not yet in our game database. Chances are the game will work. If it doesn’t, then we will try to support the game as soon as possible. Please contact support (626) 571-5100) with details of the game and we will try to put this game in our next update.
An SD card is required in order to update the software running on your RetroN 5. In addition, if you have an SD card then you can choose to store your game saves on the SD card, rather than the RetroN 5′s internal memory. Any SD card 256MB or larger is OK. We have tested up to 32GB. The SD card should be formatted to FAT32. An SD Micro in an adapter is also OK.
The wireless controller will automatically turn off if it has not been used for a certain period of time. The amount of idle time before it automatically turns off can be customized via Settings > Manage RetroN 5 Controller > Controller > auto-off
No, the RetroN 5 does not support ROM images.
We are constantly working on improving game compatibility. Our goal is to support every game.
Settings > System Information
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No! Please do not press it! This is a recovery button that is used only in conjunction with a special SD card image. You should not press this button under normal circumstances. You will need to contact tech support for the recovery image and further instructions.
The Power Supply included with RetroN 5 is dual 110V/220V and has a changeable plug. The video output is HDMI which is a global standard. Notice your TV must be capable of displaying 720p.
The RetroN 5 is currently able to play
The following peripherals have been tested and working on RetroN 5