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Offline ProbablyMike

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Get it working
« on: November 23, 2014, 22:43:12 PM »


Looking better now than it ever did, well worth the time to do this little mod.

Cheers,
Mike

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Re: Get it working
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2014, 23:06:22 PM »
Was the soldering difficult?

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Re: Get it working
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2014, 23:47:37 PM »
No the soldering was easy, one bit to remove a resistor and then just either end of the black wire you can see in the picture.
Getting the lid of the RF modulator was the tricky bit!

I have seen some instructions that say to add a capacitor in, but I didn't and it works fine.

This page shows how to do it:
http://www.jammarcade.net/zx-spectrum-composite-video-mod/

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Re: Get it working
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2014, 18:41:46 PM »
Thats what i like to see, people fixing or modding retro gear.

Great work Mike and thanks for sharing. :113:
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Re: Get it working
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2015, 14:35:16 PM »
Great to see more Spectrums getting repaired, I have composite modded a couple of Speccys now, as well as some other repairs, I used the video by Mark Fixes Stuff to find out how.

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