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Scart adaptor not working

Have bought a scart lead for my megadrive but when selecting the correct channel its just blank on 2 different TV's

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SOURCE: I just aquired a sega megadrive 2 with all leads

First plug the power plug into the mega drive and turn it on (there should be a red light showing that the megadrive is on)

Plug RF lead into the back of the mega drive and TV and make sure the switch is set at the megadrive side and not the ariel side, if you have a switch.

Now turn off mega drive, put a game into the slot and and then turn the console on.

Select a channel on your TV and tune it into the mega drive.

This should work.

Mike

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a sega megadrive 2 in good condition. I

yup...update your system

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i attach a sega megadrive to a digital tv.I

You can still just hook it into the incoming cable connection. Hope this helps! Good luck!

Posted on Nov 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Sega megadrive 2 that wont load

Just keep fiddling with it. I kept messing with the video cable, where it plugs into the back of the console. I got the "Licensed by Sega, etc." message for a few seconds before it went black again, turned it off, pulled out the cartridge then slammed it back in. Now all of the few carts I own are working with the console.

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SOURCE: Hi i have a sega

I think those have the old style RF connectors.A coaxial cable with a grey or black box in the connection cable.Plug the coaxial cable from outside into the RF cable.Plug the RF cable into the TV coaxial input(regular cable input).On the back of the Sega,there should be a switch for CH3 or CH 4.Put the TV on the appropriate channel.If the signal looks bad,switch the selector on the Sega and change the TV channel.If you do not have the RF cable there is a place that still sells Sega accessories,but not Sega.They must have contracted with Sega.If you need the site let me know.
Good luck!

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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