Re: VIC TV Modulator

From: Dave R. (
Date: 2000-03-09 18:56:43

At 04:48 AM 3/9/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Is there a substitute for the VIC TV connector  (modulator)?
>Can I use one from the C64?

Nope.  The boxes serve two different purposes.  The box that came with the 
VIC-20 is an actual RF modulator that converts the composite video coming 
from the VIC-20 into an RF signal for the TV.  The box that came with the 
64 is just a switchbox.  The RF modulator in the 64 is actually on the 

You can, however, get RF modulators at stores like Radio Shack.  Just plug 
a standard monitor cable into the VIC and the cable into the modulator and 
the modulator into the TV.  Be sure they don't sell you one with a 
Playstation connector or something of the sort on it though. :)

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