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VIC-20 Question

Post by Mantas » Sun Aug 27, 2006 9:28 am

Today I finally picked up a VIC-20. It came with the outer box, polys, sleeve, a tape deck and some games. However, there is no power supply and no RF cable. Question is.............can I use the C64 power supply for it and will the C64 SCART cable work?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Aug 27, 2006 9:30 am


I picked up an old Vic 20 from a jumble sale years ago, specifically so I could use the PSU on my C64.

The RF cable is bog standard for the time, so any RF cable should work.

I'm pretty sure the pinouts on the video were the same so your SCART cable should work - iirc they shared the same monitors.
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Post by Mayhem » Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:33 am

The Vic20 doesn't supply RF internally, there was an external modulator required. So you'd need to find one of those. The Scart cable might work if it only has 5 pins; early C64s copied the Vic20 in having 5 pins on the video port, but Rev B and later had 8 pins instead.
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