Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

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Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby Lilith » June 22nd, 2016, 4:13 am

Below is the information on the Retron 5 software update v2.4 directly from Hyperkin's website here:
http://retron5.in/node/11

Changes in application update v2.4 include:
Various optimizations and fixes included, resulting in the unit running cooler and more stable
Fast cartridge loading
Cheat code support added for GBA games
Added support for loading SRAM saves created by third party emulators
Fast forward modified to toggle on/off with the configured button combo, rather than the old hold to activate method
Many game compatibility fixes

NOTE: Unlike previous application updates, v2.4 comes in the form of a complete system software update. The installation procedure is different so please be sure to carefully read through the following instructions.

Download the system software update from HERE
Connect an SD card to your PC, then copy the downloaded file retron-system-update.img to it
Switch on the Retron 5 if you have not already done so
Safely remove the SD card from your PC, then insert into your RetroN 5
Follow the on-screen instructions as indicated below to update the system software


So...One year later, we finally get a new update? I've long since upgraded to the Retro Freak since my R5s kept breaking and I got burned by a PR guy giving me wrong information about a question I had. I'm not impressed.
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby 1pil » June 24th, 2016, 9:06 pm

FINALLY....and they finally allow sram saves from emulators? What took so bloody long???? And what does it mean gba cheat code support? It was already been supported since the last update....unless they updated the cheat file????
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby Wetzlnator » June 25th, 2016, 10:37 am

To everyone who wants to play Master System games: Don´t install this update because Master System games will not work anymore.
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby dustbuster » June 25th, 2016, 11:31 pm

If the update isn't to my liking can I downgrade back to what I had before? Also anybody know if this new update supports genesis is patches? I have not updated to this yet just curious if anybody who has already
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby SaviorGabriel » June 27th, 2016, 6:04 am

There's a 2.41 update out now that fixes the issue with SMS games not working, and I can confirm it does work.
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby dustbuster » June 27th, 2016, 1:34 pm

Thank you savior Gabriel. I updated and noticed that it actually works with my genesis slammasters!
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Re: Retron 5 v2.4 (2016-06-22)

Postby Zamborra » February 19th, 2017, 2:59 pm

SaviorGabriel wrote:There's a 2.41 update out now that fixes the issue with SMS games not working, and I can confirm it does work.


How can you fixes that, SaviorGabriel? I came to this forum ´cause my SMS games don´t work after update...
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