CARBY Version 2:Black

(11 customer reviews)

$74.99

CARBY is a digital audio/video adapter for your Nintendo GameCube. It will take the digital signal from your GameCube digital port (model DOL-001) and convert it to a pure digital and audio stream compatible with your modern HD television.

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Description

CARBY is back and is better than ever!

Same great features as the last version including:

  • Precision molded, metal shielded digital connector crafted to exact OEM specifications, provides an ultra-secure interface with your GameCube
  • Analog output remains open and active for additional sound and video options
  • Completely digital audio and video interface for amazingly clear and precise 480p video and stereo sound
  • Pre-programmed remote control and HDMI cable are included
  • JTAG headers are populated for experienced individuals with a desire to modify or change the firmware
  • This device is powered by GC Video-DVI with firmware version 2.4c which was designed by Ingo Korb and is used with permission under an open source copyright
  • 1 year limited warranty*
  • FREE SHIPPING in the continental US!!!!

Changes from before include:

  • Special precision molded Infrared polycarbonate shell which appears solid black but is transparent to IR and some red light
  • Firmware version 2.4c adds a chroma bug fix (introduced in 2.4b) and also increases audio volume by about 6 dB while retaining volume control
  • PCB has been refined to be even more efficient and reliable

Support

Carby Quick Start Guide
Carby Firmware Update


 

 

*There will be a limited warranty protecting your purchase against manufacturing defects for one year; however damage caused by user modification of the device including reprogramming the firm ware will void the warranty.

**Free Shipping not available for international orders

Additional information

Weight12.1 oz
Dimensions8 × 6 × 4 in
Console

11 reviews for CARBY Version 2:Black

  1. Raleigh (verified owner)

    I’ve had this for a few days now and I absolutely love it. I’ve been waiting very patiently for a product like this to come to market and my patience has paid off. This, in my opinion, is the most bang for your buck GCVideo product on the market right now that’s actually available and not just vapor ware. I like that it comes standard in black now and is sporting the latest firmware update. It is also great that it has JTAG headers if one ever wishes to update the firmware themselves. I also LOVE that the connector is metal and not plastic.

    The packaging is top notch. It includes the Carby, a remote for adjusting settings (you can also use your own universal remote if you ever lose or break the one included,) a good quality HDMI cable, and a quick start guide.

    Overall, I’m very impressed with the Carby. Kudos to Insurrection Industries for such a professionally produced product.

  2. Oscar (verified owner)

    This thing is great! My gamecube games never looked so crisp and clear before. The build quality feels very professional, and yet it’s the cheapest gamecube hdmi adapter on the market. You can’t go wrong with this purchase.

  3. mjf091394 (verified owner)

    this is the best $75 i’ve spent in awhile. the carby just makes all my favorite gamecube games look so good. highly recommend if you are looking to play your favorite old games on your modern tv/monitor. well worth the money

  4. mathias.boeckx

    I have the first model of the CARBY and I can safely say my Gamecube will finally be used again. Great image quality!

  5. Farely101009 (verified owner)

    Great quality and makes your gamecube look better than ever!

  6. Willi (verified owner)

    One thing to note about a minor problem I had, the picture wasn’t centered and was slightly pushed towards the left of the screen. For anyone reading this that has that problem, go into the options of the console itself (not the GCVideo options, the Gamecube’s options) and adjust the screen positioning. I was also told to use even numbers because odd numbers could cause another potential bug, so just one more thing to keep in mind. Other than that, great product, and I highly recommend it to anyone wanting a better picture out of their Cube. I wasn’t sure if it would be worth it at first since I already had the official component cables, but it was a nice improvement and I’m glad I spent the money. For anyone reading this that wants an HDMI adapter, do yourself a favor, don’t spend $100 or more on other adapters that do the same thing since this one is just as good and probably better in some ways.

  7. Dudeguy (verified owner)

    Well priced, great build. Free HDMI cable with it, easy to use controller with minimal setup. Ace. This is what the GCVideo plug and play solutions should have all been from the start.

  8. Robert (verified owner)

    Just got my carby in the mail today, and I instantly had to check it out and I LOVE the packaging honestly. The carby performs spectacularly and as I expected. LOVE the scanlines feature. CRYSTAL CLEAR PICTURE. Love the support for gameboy player. The metal contact is a nice touch, compared to the other adapters with plastic. Overall great product.

  9. Aaron H. (verified owner)

    Great product, it not only makes all games more vivid and clearer but also allows you to enable 480P on most games! The picture created is super clear and smooth. Awesome product, well done guys!

  10. Jared B. (verified owner)

    The carby is AMAZING. It worked right out of the box and made the GC games look INCREDIBLE. I’m so stoked to revisit these old games on my modern television!

  11. Aaron (verified owner)

    The Carby works exactly as you think it should and the games look great.

    The only problem with it is it won’t work with non-powered Hdmi switches, I can only assume it because the Gamecube doesn’t send enough power for standard Hdmi switches to pick up on.

    Other than that it’s pretty much perfect.

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