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11278Re: [midatlanticretro] Atart ST question

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  • Joe Giliberti
    Jan 26, 2009
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      From what I've read, the "m" in the STfm means it has an internal modulator.

      On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Bob Grieb <bobgrieb@...> wrote:

         Maybe the output of the ST was NTSC video?  (Not RF modulated)
      In that case you would feed it into a composite video input on the TV, not the antenna jack.
         Bob Grieb

      --- On Sun, 1/25/09, Joe Giliberti <Starbase89@...> wrote:
      From: Joe Giliberti <Starbase89@...>
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Atart ST question
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Sunday, January 25, 2009, 2:00 PM

      What sucks, though, it that the monitor and mouse were there too, but the monitor's tube was damaged beyond repair, and someone had stepped on the mouse it looked like, pretty much destroying it.

      On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Mark D <mdlkml@atari- source.org> wrote:

      I should be so lucky to find an Atari ST on a trash heap! If I recall
      correctly, I have used an ST on an internal switching type RF switch before.


      Joe Giliberti wrote:
      > I picked up at someones curb an Atari 1040ST-fm. I popped it open and
      > made sure all was dry and clean, and all that, and then tried it out.
      > I gave it power, and the LEDs lit and the drive began to search.
      > However, no picture on the TV. I lave it hooked up through an RF
      > switch. I switch between Channels 2 and 4, but all I get is static. It
      > is an old RF box, as it came with an old intellivision system I had.
      > Would an ST work with an internal switching variety, like those that
      > came with the NES?
      > Also, I am using a relatively new TV with ATSC/NTSC tuner. Could this
      > affect it?

      > log.
      > .

      "You work with your females, arm them, and force them to wear clothing!"

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