Last updated: 02MAY2021
The ArkOS custom firmware final release has now arrived for the Anbernic RG351P and RG351M devices. Now that development has stopped for these platforms, here is a definitive guide to set up and tweak this powerful operating system to meet your needs.
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351ELEC has closed its project for future updates. Let’s take a look at this final build of the operating system, the legacy it leaves behind, and where we go from here.
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This quick guide will show you how to use the PC app called Skraper to download media (box art and videos) for your ROM collection. This process is specifically for EmulationStation-based systems like the RG351P/M, RG351V, ODROID Go Super, RGB10, and even the Super Console X.
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I just recently learned about MSU1 games, and so I thought I would briefly show you what they are and how to get them running on your favorite retro handheld device (RG351P, RG351M, RGB10, and more).
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Last updated: 22MAR2021 (see Changelog for details)
Today we’re going to install and play Undertale on the RG351P and RG351M thanks to the AnberPorts app. Installing this game is a little tricky, because it uses assets from the Linux version of Undertale. In this guide I’ll show you how to extract those Linux files using a Windows PC.
Note that AnberPorts now works on both ArkOS and 351ELEC starting today, but the 351ELEC version is still buggy (for example, Undertale won’t launch yet).
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Last updated: 16MAR2021 (see Changelog for details)
Back in November, I wrote my first Starter Guide for the RG351P. Since then, there have been a few changes to the device: a new model, and custom firmware that simplifies the setup process.
So in this guide I will show you what to do during your first 20 minutes with a new RG351P or RG351M. This entry-level walkthrough will show you how to boot up games, back up your files, flash the 351ELEC firmware, and more!
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Today we’re going to do a quick video showing off a glass screen protector for the Anbernic RG351P, RG351M, and PowKiddy RGB20. Not only will it protect your screen, but it covers up the “Anbernic” and PowKiddy” logos to give your device a cleaner look.
BUY THEM HERE
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Over time, the rubber pads on the back of the RG350P, RG350M, RG351P, and RG351M starts to leak adhesive, leaving a sticky mess. Here’s how I removed those pads (and the gunky adhesive) from my device.
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Last Updated: 23FEB2021
When it comes to custom firmware options for the RG351 devices, 351ELEC is a masterclass in curation and user friendliness. While I adore ArkOS for how easy it is to tinker with the device and firmware, 351ELEC is more suited to those who just want to jump into some games without having to do a lot of tweaking.
Lucky for us, 351ELEC 2.0 is now available, and it has hundreds (over 275, to be more precise) of new tweaks under the hood and in the user experience. Check out the video for my full breakdown, and also see the notes below for links to some of the things I mention in the video.
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