All posts tagged video cables

How to connect a Commodore 64 to a television

It is less than obvious how to connect a Commodore 64 to a modern television, especially if your C-64 didn’t come with the cables or the manual.

There are, as it turns out, several ways to do it.

How to connect a C-64 to a modern TV’s S-Video input

In the 1980s, a computer monitor offered a clearer picture than a TV by eliminating the need to modulate/demodulate the video signal, which caused degradation. But in 2003, it’s next to impossible to find affordable composite monitors for 20-year-old computers, and when you can find them, their size pales in comparison to a $99 TV. Why bother with a really old, curvy 13″ monitor when you can retro-compute in luxury on a flat 19″ TV?

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