[vcf-midatlantic] ZX81/TS1000 with a modern TV

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue May 24 00:22:34 UTC 2022

   It certainly is, but it's still NTSC over VHF (ch3/ch4) RF.


On 5/23/22 19:58, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> THe Sinclair is much simpler/more primitive.
> On Mon, May 23, 2022 at 7:57 PM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> I have no experience with Sinclair but didn’t they have a built-in RF
>>> modulator? That would put out an old style UHF or VHF signal that a
>>> modern digital TV can’t decode. I believe you’d need an older TV to test
>>> these…
>> I plug Ataris and C64s into my ~3 year old Sony HD flat panel via RF.
>> There is some noise, but I was kind of amazeballs at the fact that it
>> worked.
>> Later tonight when I am not being lazy I will dig out the ZX81 and plug it
>> up and see what it does.
>> I think it's in the TI-99/4A and Atari 800 bin.
>>                                  - Ethan

Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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