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Atari 130xe

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Had it in storage and everything's gone digital since. PAL version in UK. Didn't come with rf switch that I remember. Connecting to tv using cable from monitor socket to red white and yellow on tv. Tv recognizes signal as screen changes when I switch it on but it is fuzzy black screen and no sound.
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Re: Atari 130xe

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Possibly. Have you a cartridge to try?
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Re: Atari 130xe

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get a copy of star raiders cart and try that, it by passes a basic rom and other things

if it works then you have a basic rom failure which it quite common, if it starts then crashes then you have memory issues common again.

if it does not boot at all you have one or more of the major chips failed
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Re: Atari 130xe

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I put in one on one cartridge and still the screen is the same. Is it worth getting fixed or should I get one off eBay for around 100.00 ?
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Re: Atari 130xe

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Its fixable, but I would get a 800XL and add a 512k upgrade on it.
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Re: Atari 130xe

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Know any good repairers in the North of England?
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Re: Atari 130xe

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Mengc wrote:Know any good repairers in the North of England?
Track down flashjazzcat from the AtariAge forums. He upgraded my 130XE and did a fantastic job! But he also does repairs on Atari 8-bits. He's also the one who is working on a full GUI for it.
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Re: Atari 130xe

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Thanks. I've tracked him down and sent a quote request.
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