[Coco] Modern video options for CoCos?

Michael Brant brant.michael.l at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 14:20:11 EDT 2020

https://thezippsterzone.com/video-adapters/ when in stock this mod is a
good option also cocovga.com is an even better solution as well for the
CoCo 2.  Cocoman.biz has as good option for CoCo3 to use scary or hdmi

On Sunday, July 12, 2020, Rick Ulland <rickulland1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you go to eBay and search 'rf modulator video converter' there will be
> tons of them for $15 - $20. I know, because I (conect2020)  have several
> listed.
> This will split your ch3/4 output into composite video (sometimes S-video
> as well) and standard RCA audio jacks.
> -rick
> On 7/11/20 10:27 PM, Rich Carreiro wrote:
>> I'd like to get a couple of my CoCos out of their many, many
>> year storage and start using them.  However, the only monitors
>> I have are LCD flat panels.
>> One is a new Dell U2718Q which only has HDMI, DisplayPort, and
>> MiniDisplayPort.
>> The other is a many-years-old Dell 2001FP which has DVI, VGA, S-Video,
>> and Composite.
>> The CoCos I'm interested in using are a CoCo 2 and a CoCo 3.
>> What are my options for connecting them to either monitor?
>> And am I correct in assuming that none of these options will allow
>> for the artifact colors?
>> Finally, what are my sound options? As I recall (like I said, it's been
>> a really lonnnnng time) the CoCo2 has the sound as part of the signal
>> that comes out of the jack that you used to connect to the "TV/game"
>> box that I'd attach to the TV's antenna terminals BITD.  And I guess the
>> CoCo3 also/instead has an actual audio output of some sort?  So I guess
>> for the CoCo3 I could connect something to that audio output?  But what
>> can I do for the CoCo2?
>> Thanks!
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