[Coco] CoCo 3 RGB output to Cloud-9 VGA adapter not work

Mark Marlette mmarlette at frontiernet.net
Fri Feb 7 07:05:44 EST 2020

The Cloud-9 adapter isn't supplied with a y cable.
So is this your y cable or a purchased one?

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  On Thu, Feb 6, 2020 at 8:06 PM, Allen Huffman<alsplace at pobox.com> wrote:   > On Feb 6, 2020, at 8:02 PM, Allen Huffman <alsplace at pobox.com> wrote:
> I tried to fire up my CoCo 3 tonight to look for the Max Headroom demo I have. I have the Cloud-9 VGA adapter, and it powers up and shows the screen saver. My CC3 powers up and I hear the relay click. I can type MOTOR ON/OFF and hear it click, so it’s running.
> No CoCo screen. I was using a video Y-cable, but even plugging it direct does not work.
> Anything I can check, without having access to a CM-8 or anything? :(

NEVERMIND. My Y-Cable appears to be wired backwards. It has to go in upside down where the cable doesn’t lay flat (bends backwards)… The other ends have a notch, as does the Cloud-9 stuff, so maybe just this end was crimped on backwards by accident.

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