Beyond Third Posted July 21, 2015 Share Posted July 21, 2015 (edited) Hello everyone, excuse any informalities, I'm new here. Anyway, recently my Darth Vader 2600 stopped reading games. I've tried multiple AC adapters, multiple RF cords (coax adapter, no switch boxes), multiple TVs and multiple games. I believe the problem may be the TIA or RIOT chip(s). After cleaning cartridges and the cartridge port, I got very garbled video such as this, with barely any input from the games. I tried Donkey Kong, Megamania, and Gorf. Donkey Kong made some weird movements, Megamania gave me a blank screen and Gorf started looking normal but eventually turned into a blue pattern. Here are some screenshots and the board itself. After cleaning the board a bit with rubbing alcohol, everything now shows up blank. It will output a black screen to the selected channel, but if I were to go to the other (i.e. if I had the switch to channel 2 and was on channel 3, and vice-versa), I'd get static and patterns. Any help would be very appreciated! Edited July 21, 2015 by Beyond Third Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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