[Coco] Coco in France

rcrislip rcrislip at neo.rr.com
Sat Feb 9 14:15:04 EST 2019

On Sat, 9 Feb 2019 08:25:44 -0500
Carlos Camacho <idevgames at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a fellow who bought a Coco 1 from me that lives in France. He
> says when connecting the video composite to his Sony NSTC TV. He sees
> 'something' for microseconds when turning on and off the TV. He's
> tried different video cables.... no luck.
> It has a composite output that utilizes the cheap video circuit sold
> on eBay for Atari 2600. This is the circuit that John talked about on
> the CoCoCrew podcast.
> The unit was tested thoroughly before I shipped it and I took photos
> of both composite and RF signals.
> He's using 230V to 110V AC Adapter. I've asked him to test the
> composite video input on his NTSC TV. I also asked him to try the RF
> output to his NTSC TV.
> Although he is using the converter, could anything other than the
> above be causing issues due to the AC?
> He says he can hear the machine switch on (tape relay).
> Thanks,
> Carlos

Is the problem that your CoCo is NTSC and France is PAL?

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