All you need is a coaxial to RCA female adapter. Note - you cannot use the 'automatic switching' boxes that newer game systems like the NES use - the signal in most old systems is not strong enough to trigger the automatic switching, so be sure you buy a manual switchbox. Set the TV to the channel that the game system is set to usuallyand your're ready. Composite Any way you slice it, generating composite output takes more work. Look at the back of your TV and compare to the pictures to the left. I Made It! Some older consoles, like the Sega Genesis, have full composite video cables, with all three red, white, and yellow connectors.
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How to Hook Up an Atari 2600
You will still have to convert the signal to coaxial first see Coaxial section. An Atariit does not matter which console variation you have. Basically if you use one of the RF adapters above, or ones similar to these, what you see on the TV screen will be A bunch of static with a faint picture, if your lucky. Just connect it to the RCA cable of the game system, then plug the other end into the coaxial "cable" jack on the TV. I heard somewhere the product bellow is necersay to play atari games also is their nay wya to tell if your atari works I have to wait till january to get my part. Composite Any way you slice it, generating composite output takes more work. Insert your favorite game and relive video games of the 70s.