Trouble with Magnavox Odyssey

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Sep 11 13:03:00 2003

On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Andrew Strouse wrote:

> I got my Oddessy 1 to work. I had to clean the cartridge contacts and
> wiggle it a bit until the TV went black. Don't expect anything really
> spectacular to appear on the screen. It will just be black with a few
> white dots (an maybe a number?). It's been a while since I used it.
> Isn't there an adjustment knob for different size TV's on the deck so
> you don't lose the dot? I can dig it up and check exactly what you
> should see when you get the cartridge in correctly.

So far I'm not getting any signal whatsoever. Even a black screen would
be a success at this point.

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