[Coco] Best options for modern video out on CoCo 2

Greg Krynen gregkrynen at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 16:34:59 EST 2016

Actually I use the RCA to RF adapter method on a one year old TV and it
works well. The TV auto adjusted its tuning to clean up the signal for age

On Nov 26, 2016 5:23 AM, <farna at amc-mag.com> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:07:34 -0500
> From: Christopher Fox <piperfox74 at gmail.com>
> I've been off the list for a while now, but I recall when I dropped off the
> radar, there were some projects in progress to provide updated video out on
> a CoCo 2: perhaps composite or VGA, but definitely something other than the
> built-in RF out.
> Are there updates? Anything ready to buy? I've got a 26-3127 I'd like to
> get into operation!
> ==================================================
> For a CoCo 2 the best option is probably a composite output. There are
> several plans for adding composite output. I may have one in "Tandy's
> Little Wonder", but I know there is one in Tony DiStefano's "Full Turn of
> the Screw" (a collection of articles from Rainbow magazine tech columns -
> "A Turn of the Screw" -- written by Tony). There are a lot of TVs and
> small monitors made for mobile DVD play that have composite input. I'd say
> that a coax cable with an adapter for the RCA plug over the RF is just as
> good, but with the RF inputs being digital on modern TVs I don't think
> that will work.
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