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Atari 2600jr Composite Mod

Atari 2600jr Composite Mod

 

To follow up on the 2600 mod,  but this time using my own pre-built composite video adaptor available here.

Right'o, lets get this jr open :D

   Atari 2600jr Composite Mod

Humm.. Scabby!

Atari 2600jr Composite Mod

Tin hat already removed. Now to remove the stuff we no longer need. (PAL)

Atari 2600jr PAL Composite Mod

Q4, L8 R56 and the RF unit removed. (PAL)

  Atari 2600jr PAL Composite Mod

A picture says a thousand words. Use a sticky pad or cable tie to secure the PCB. (PAL)

Atari 2600jr NTSC Composite Mod

Same kinda deal for the NTSC, just things have moved a little. Remove Q4, L6, R56, C33 amd R17

Atari 2600jr NTSC Composite Mod

And here are the connections for the NTSC version (don't forget to remove the bits and bobs from the previous picture) NOTE Red arrow connection is the middle pin of the removed transistor (Q4) The pad to the right.

Atari 2600jr PAL Composite Mod

Use the corner of the case as the video cable strain relief.

Atari 2600jr PAL Composite Mod

The ribbon cable should fit nicely under the tin hat when you reinstall it.

Atari 2600jr PAL Composite Mod

This mod is available with or without cables. Bare PCB is ideal if you want to mount chassis terminals.

You'll find before and after images on the 2600 and 7800 pages