Atari 800XL RF cable (and I/O cable availability?)

tony duell ard at
Sat Jan 24 12:45:53 CST 2015

[TV Aerial switchboxes]

> I never saw one with a computer, they were more commonly used with TV games
> consoles. I have one somewhere. Actually I think I've seen them in pound shops
> (equivalent of dollar stores) recently, next time I am going around such places I
> will have another look

I was right. The pound shop next to Woolwich Arsenal station has a 3-way aerial 
switchbox, sold as a 'TV game switch'. 3 Belling-Lee sockets, a switch (which doesn't
look as though it will provide much RF isolation) and a short cable ending in a 
Belling-Lee plug.


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