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Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:41 am

I have an atari 130xe in UK. Trying to connect Ariel to back of tv but can't get a picture. Do I need some sort of digital converter ?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby RoadRunner » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:10 pm

does you TV have an TV Arial socket ?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:25 pm

Yes it does. It seems there is some reaction to the Ariel but I don't get a proper picture.

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby RoadRunner » Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:47 pm

Most if not all digital TVs still scan the analogue range so it should be ok

Try a new RF cable and check the socket and plug (both computer and tv sides)


I have never tried use a modulator in years so there could be problems that others members know about.


I'm just getting back into the hobby myself

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:21 pm

Does the Ariel go straight into the tv. Nothing comes from the Ariel socket on the wall ?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Atari030 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:17 pm

Most modern tellys don't support analogue RF anymore. Does yours have composite or svideo/svhs inputs?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:20 am

No. Unless that is the red white and yellow sockets at the side ?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby DoG » Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:45 am

Mengc wrote:No. Unless that is the red white and yellow sockets at the side ?

Yellow RCA connector is composite video in. White/Red is left/right audio.

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:15 am

So I should buy a lead that goes from monitor socket on atari to red white and yellow on tv ?

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Atari030 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:26 pm

This should do the trick;

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Atari-65XE- ... SwgsxaX6lC

Or ebay item number 261035157096 if the link doesn't work for you.

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:37 am

Great. Thanks.

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Re: Atari 130xe tv

Postby Mengc » Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:39 pm

Bought one of those cables from monitor socket to red white and yellow. The tv reacts to signal but it's a black fuzzy screen and no sound. Has my 130xe had it ?


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