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by leahkim
Mon Dec 19, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: 1980's Gaming
Topic: Problems with new video mod
Replies: 1
Views: 1177

Problems with new video mod

I built a portable Atari per Ben's book (using the Casio screen), but I wasn't very happy with the image. The colors were very good once I tweaked the mini pots and the CTP, but it was very wavy on the edges, there were tons of interference lines, and it wasn't at all stable. Warlords would give me ...
by leahkim
Thu Nov 10, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: Portable Screen Hacking
Topic: Please help me troubleshoot Casio EV-680/Handheld Atari
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Ahh! Thank you!

OK, I was able to figure out where the speaker was originally hooked up, and put it back in place. It works great! Thank you!
by leahkim
Mon Nov 07, 2005 3:53 pm
Forum: Portable Screen Hacking
Topic: Please help me troubleshoot Casio EV-680/Handheld Atari
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Thank You!!! Got it working

Thanks for the help! I got the thing working tonight, doing just what you said. Turns out the A/V jack (which I messed up when I desoldered it) was getting power in, but not out. I just bypassed the jack since I will never use it anyway, and voila my screen lit up! Now I just need to figure out wher...
by leahkim
Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Hacking Videogame Consoles - The Book
Topic: Where do I connect speaker for Handheld Atari from book??
Replies: 0
Views: 1516

Where do I connect speaker for Handheld Atari from book??

I just finished making the handheld Atari from Ben's book, but in addition to the fact that the thing is TOTALLY DEAD (see my post under the Screen Hacking forum for more details and my request for troubleshooting), I realize that my speaker was never hooked up, and I couldn't find anything in the b...
by leahkim
Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: Portable Screen Hacking
Topic: Please help me troubleshoot Casio EV-680/Handheld Atari
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Please help me troubleshoot Casio EV-680/Handheld Atari

I just finished building the Handheld Atari exactly as described out of Ben's book. Well, it must not be exactly as described, because it DOESN'T WORK. At all. The problem is, I'm not really sure how to troubleshoot it since I am an electronics novice. I have a multimeter, but frankly I don't know w...