ATMOS to Modern TV - good news at last

If you want to ask questions about how the machine works, peculiar details, the differences between models, here it is !
How to program the oric hardware (VIA, FDC, ...) is also welcome.
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ATMOS to Modern TV - good news at last

Post by barnsey123 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:06 pm

At last, I've got a decent picture on an LCD TV from an ATMOS and the Retroshack RGB->scart lead.

I had to use a spare analogue DVD recorder with SCART input/output.
Connected the ATMOS to the AV IN on the recorder and AV OUT went to the TV. Connecting directly to the TV didn't really work out.

The thing I didn't do last time was to alter the AV IN settings on the recorder to RGB. A schoolboy error.

Now, finally after 30 years a rock solid, crystal clear display is possible without all that nasty UHF interference. I can barely believe it.

Another thing I did was to get a new powersupply (from PRS Electronics in Liverpool who were really helpful.) It's a universal PWM Regulated AC/DC adaptor and is called an MW EVOLUTION (MWS9211GS). At 9V it outputs 1100mA (necessary for Cumulus?) It also has Automatic Overload, Thermal cutoff and short circuit protection. Result!!! :D :D :D

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Post by ibisum » Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:58 pm

Nice one! I'm personally on the lookout for an LCD TV with SCART input that I can use for my Atmos .. like you, I was also flabbergasted at having an Atmos output on my TV free of UHF interference, but now what I need is more space than that afforded by this old TV I'm using ..


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Post by Dbug » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:12 pm

This Funai TV works fine on the Oric as well, the photos I took of the screen on the "Irq problems" forum thread were taken on it.

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The quality of the picture is not awesome, but the tv was dead cheap, and it actually works fine :)

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Post by ibisum » Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:28 pm

Can you tell me the model #? I'm actually looking for a few of these cheap LCD TV's that I can use with my Atmos collection ..

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Post by Dbug » Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:24 pm

Funai LCD-A1506

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Post by Godzil » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:59 pm

My Samsung LE32B650 (32") works marvelously with my Oric, but my 22" from LG that I use as computer monitor does not work as well :(

That strange :D (the Samsung is a A/DTV, where the LG is a ATV, so it should work better...)

And I use on both RGB/SCART input

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