[Coco] *COOL* Look what I found! (VideoMod for CoCo2)
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Jan 8 08:49:07 EST 2009
> Hi all,
> While going through the huge lot of copied CoCo Manuals I inherited from
> Michel Collette, a former Dutch CoCo-society regional coordinator, I
> discovered the following schematics for making a video buffer mod for
> the CoCo2, enabling a CoCo2 to be coupled up any television or video
> equipment with a composite video input:
> How cool is that!?
> It is all in Dutch, written by someone called Koen Vaartjes, but if people
> are interested I could translate, clean it up, perhaps redo the schematics
> in a graphics editor and put it up on a webpage!
Yes I would like to see the english version of that.
> Some of the equipment i inherited from Michel Collette actually included a
> CoCo2 with this video mod. I tried it out when I first discovered it and
> worked flawlessly then. After having transported the CoCo one time,
> something went wrong, because after that all I got was a black screen and
> sound. I believe there must be a loose contact somewhere, because every
> and then when I try it, it works again.
This sounds like a loose connection, perhaps the power supply line.
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