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On December 2020, we discovered that the Nintendo DS Lite's SoC (System on Chip) had a hidden feature: a leftover TV(Television) composite video output signal. This project contains our hardware designs and software code to restore this hidden feature and make it usable again. More details here


  • Schematics & design & BOM
    • Can be found in this respository under /pcb
  • Production Files
  • Documentation
    • Some base explaination of how the system works, how the PCB and software act altogether, etc. can be found here after the Installation section
  • Tutorials
    • For a quick installation/usage tutorial, click here
    • Video Tutorial coming later this month

Video Tutorial for Installation

NDS TV OUT Installation Tutorial by radioactivepeter

Video analysis + installation tutorial by MachoNacho

SECRET Nintendo DS Feature Discovered! How to Enable Video-Output on the DS Lite


This project wouldn't be possible without the contributions of Gericom, Nitehack and pedro-javierf.

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