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Hi @superjulianbros
-Connect the Atari to an old analogue VCR’s RF input and have the VCR connected to the TV via a Component or Composite video cable connection
+Try connecting the Atari to an old analogue VCR’s RF input and have the VCR connected to the TV via a Component or Composite video cable connection
Switch the TV to the appropriate input and tune the VCR to [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/747136/Atari-2600.html?page=3#manual|CH2 or 3] (or 3 or 4) coming from the console
Most digital TVs can scan for the analogue TV signals output from the console but the [https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51f517f0e4b01da70d01ca2a/t/5a2f36e953450aa1429361d9/1513043690556/240p-TVs_20171211.pdf|resolution at 240p] may not be accepted by the TV. (Atari is not shown in the list in the link but because it is also 240p it may be the same as the others)

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Hi @superjulianbros
Connect the Atari to an old analogue VCR’s RF input and have the VCR connected to the TV via a Component or Composite video cable connection
Switch the TV to the appropriate input and tune the VCR to [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/747136/Atari-2600.html?page=3#manual|CH2 or 3] (or 3 or 4) coming from the console
-Most digital TVs can scan for the analogue TV signals output from the console but the [https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51f517f0e4b01da70d01ca2a/t/5a2f36e953450aa1429361d9/1513043690556/240p-TVs_20171211.pdf|resolution at 240p] may not be accepted by the TV. (Atari is not shown in the list in the link but it will be the same as the others)
+Most digital TVs can scan for the analogue TV signals output from the console but the [https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51f517f0e4b01da70d01ca2a/t/5a2f36e953450aa1429361d9/1513043690556/240p-TVs_20171211.pdf|resolution at 240p] may not be accepted by the TV. (Atari is not shown in the list in the link but because it is also 240p it may be the same as the others)

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Edit by: jayeff ,

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Hi @superjulianbros
Connect the Atari to an old analogue VCR’s RF input and have the VCR connected to the TV via a Component or Composite video cable connection
-Switch the TV to the appropriate input and tune the VCR to [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/747136/Atari-2600.html?page=3#manual|CH3 or 4] coming from the console
+Switch the TV to the appropriate input and tune the VCR to [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/747136/Atari-2600.html?page=3#manual|CH2 or 3] (or 3 or 4) coming from the console
Most digital TVs can scan for the analogue TV signals output from the console but the [https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51f517f0e4b01da70d01ca2a/t/5a2f36e953450aa1429361d9/1513043690556/240p-TVs_20171211.pdf|resolution at 240p] may not be accepted by the TV. (Atari is not shown in the list in the link but it will be the same as the others)

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Hi @superjulianbros

Connect the Atari to an old analogue VCR’s RF input and have the VCR connected to the TV via a Component or Composite video cable connection

Switch the TV to the appropriate input and tune the VCR to [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/747136/Atari-2600.html?page=3#manual|CH3 or 4] coming from the console

Most digital TVs can scan for the analogue TV signals output from the console but the [https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51f517f0e4b01da70d01ca2a/t/5a2f36e953450aa1429361d9/1513043690556/240p-TVs_20171211.pdf|resolution at 240p] may not be accepted by the TV. (Atari is not shown in the list in the link but it will be the same as the others)

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