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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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does you TV have an TV Arial socket ?

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Great. Thanks.

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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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