Screen Randomly Going Blank

Welcome Page Forums RetroPie Project Video Output on RetroPie Screen Randomly Going Blank

This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of petrockblog petrockblog 1 year, 7 months ago.

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • Author
  • #110473
    Profile photo of althas

    Hi all

    I have the latest RetroPie installed on a Pie2. Running only Mame ROMs at the moment under Advmame

    With some of the ROMs I have ran, the screen will randomly go black for a couple of seconds (the game is still running), then come back on

    I have a Picade set up with the 8″ screen, the Pi is not overclocked and memory is split to 512 for the GPO

    Any advice is appreciated

    Profile photo of bizarrojoe

    I had a similar issue with my 2-player bartop setup. In my case, the problem was with my video cable. I had a HDMI cable connected to a DVI adapter connected to my monitor. When I replaced the cable & adapter with a proper HDMI/DVI cable, the problem cleared up.

    Profile photo of petrockblog
Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)

Forums are currently read only - please visit the new RetroPie forums at

Skip to toolbar