[Coladam] RCA v. coax v. ADAM

John Turner gimechip at live.com
Thu Aug 2 17:23:56 CEST 2012

If your Adam is expansion module 3 which converts a colecovision into an adam, then it only offers RF output to channel 3 or 4 via the colecovision, but you can add a composite (or other) video mod. If it is the stand alone adam system then it has both the rf output and a single composite video output (without audio). There is also a 7-pin DIN connector that has both video and audio on it and you can wire up a cable to get composite video and sound from this connector.

> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 11:13:04 -0400
> From: kjpmail at gmail.com
> To: coladam at adamcon.org
> Subject: [Coladam] RCA v. coax v. ADAM
> What are the connections from the ADAM to the TV/monitor?  When I get my
> ADAM, I would like to connect via RCA cables, i.e., 1 composite RCA
> connection for the video & 1 or 2 composite connections for the mono
> audio.  But my understanding is that in order to do this, I would need to
> have a special cable that plugs into a 5-pin port in the back of the ADAM.
> Is it possible to plug two RCA cables into the ADAM, plug them into the TV,
> and be done?  Or am I going to be stuck using the same coaxial jack that I
> use to plug a cable box or most video game systems without
> composite-out into my TV?
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