The N64Digital has on screen display through HDMI that allows you to fine tune the video output and update the firmware of the N64Digital. There are multiple ways to open and control the OSD.
N64 Controller The controller must be plugged into port of the N64. Open up the OSD by holding L Trigger + R Trigger + DPad Right + C Right.
Use the directional pad and left and right triggers to navigate through the menus.
CEC If your HDMI tv is CEC compatible you can open up the OSD by hitting the OK/Center button on your TV remote. Use the directional keys and back/ok buttons to navigate.
You might need to enable CEC in your TV options
Allows scaling of the HDMI display. This is great for games that include black borders. You can fill the entire screen with the image or even remove HUD features of the game.
Change the aspect ratio of the HDMI video.
Horiz. Interpolation & Vert. Interpolation
Choose how sharp the interpolator is when scaling the image.
Horiz. Adjust Vert. Adjust
Shift the image left/right/up/down
Pal Input Height
Adjusts how many lines are captured in PAL mode. Most PAL games are using 240/480 active lines, some use an extended area of 288/576 lines. Setting this option to 288 captures those lines, instead of cutting them.
Change the HDMI output resolution.
Custom Modelines are supported: https://docs.pixelfx.co/N64Digital-Custom-Modelines.html
Removes the blurring effect the N64 can apply to the image. This changes both HDMI and RGB output.
Add virtual scanlines to the HDMI output.
Crop the outside edge of the HDMI output. Make sure output crop is set to On for the setting to take effect. Useful if games have garbage video that was originally meant to not be seen in overscan areas.
Motion Adaptive might be added in a future update.
Available options are
There is no wrong option, however minimal is recommended if your TV/Capture supports it.
Force the console clock to NTSC or PAL. Auto (default) detects the game type and changes automatically.
Turn the Low Pass Filter ON or OFF on the analog RGB output.
16bit is used for games that output a lower bit depth. Default is 24bit.
Change the color space of the HDMI output signal to match your setup as needed.
Setup your N64Digital to connect to your home WiFi network (required for WiFi updates). Follow the on screen directions to connect.
Update the N64Digital firmware using the WiFi connection. Follow the on screen directions to upate.
If you want to update without connecting the device to WiFi you will need to use the resuce system https://docs.pixelfx.co/N64Digital-Rescue_System.html
Change the font used in the OSD and also enable endless scrolling.
Game ID (requires firmware >= 0.140.0)
N64Digital can receive information about which game is being played from a flash card (like an Everdrive). It then looks up the game's name in it's game database and displays this in the OSD.
per game Saves changes made to the configuration specifically for the game active. When a game is later started again, these settings will be automatically applied.
per game settings mode. This is the default setting
Your flash card might require an OS/firmware update which supports Game ID
Dump the EDID information of the connected display. You will need to be connected to WiFi to retrieve the EDID dump.
Debug - Self Test
Displays the signal test information to the N64. Please refer to this document for more information https://docs.pixelfx.co/N64Digital-Debug-Self_Test.html
Allows you to reset WiFi settings or all settings back to factory default.
Displays specific hardware identification information.
Reset N64 - Same as hitting the reset button on the console. This is a software reset only.
Full N64 Reset - Simulates powering the console OFF then ON.