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Bought a flashback atari classic game console #4 how to connect to a vizio smart tv

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To connect your Atari to your TV, you'll need to get a "phono to f" adapter. These are available at RadioShack (part no. 278-255) for about $5.00 This adapter takes the phono plug from the Atari and changes it to a standard coaxial adapter. If your HD TV doesn't have an input for standard cable wires, you'll need to get yourself an RF modulator to switch the coax to RCA. If you have an old VCR with an unused cable input, that will work as well.

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SOURCE: Atari 2600 jr. console + paddle controls = DonĀ“t work !!!

If your controllers work on a friends, then it indicates your VCS is faulty. It's very rare though for a VCS to fail in that way, but the controller chip for the game controllers can go faulty at any time. It's more common to see a faulty one on the actual ATARI XE range of computers than on the consoles.
Have you tried both ports on the VCS maybe ? Only some games will use both though.

You mention it being 'paddles', but not joysticks or just controllers. Are you actually testing it with a game that uses the paddles type controller? like the breakout type game?

The controllers of all types for a VCS are the same, but if using a different type of controller, note that there are at least 3 different types available - but all look the same (all use a 9-pin plug).

The basic ones where introduced by ATARI in the 1970's, but later Commodore and Amstrad used their own different types of configuration which caused some confusion.

Some older joysticks had a slider switch underneath allowing you to select Amstrad, Commodore, or ATARI configuration. It's safe to try/use the wrong type for testing, so try different ones if possible.

Hope that helps a bit.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Atari 2600 Console Power Adapter

This place sells replacement adapter (not original) for the Atari 2600.

http://atariace.com/atari/accessories.php

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Atari 2600 Console Power Adapter

The Atari 2600 adapter has the following information on it:

Input: 120V AC 60Hz 12W

Output: 9V DC 500mA

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Make sure you test the power supply before you use it. I have 2 original atari power supplies, and they are both putting out about 15V DC, which may be why my atari's aren't working anymore!

Anubis

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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