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#1 Tempest ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:28 AM

Was there an official Atari Jaguar SCART cable? I see one or two on ebay and they look homemade and not official so I'm curious.

Also, where is the best (and cheapest) place to get one? Now that I have a SCART/RGB to VGA adapter setup, I'd like to breakout the Jaguar and play with it some.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:50 AM

There was an official Atari one. Has a molded plug on the Jag end with Atari and Fuji embossed into it. The cable was a thick black round cable to the SCART plug. If it's a ribbon cable, it's not official Atari.

Sorry I don't know where to get one at the moment.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:57 AM

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That's the official Jaguar Peritel/SCART cable. I've had 5 different types of SCART lead so far but none have been very robust. The official one has been best, but I've had problems with the scart plug cover coming apart and one of them has stereo sound issues. The three ribbon type home made ones have all been pretty crappy. The other one I've had since the Jaguar was new, it's a bit flakey & was yet another botchy home-made thing. I do a lot of switching around of cables to test of different machines etc., so I'm probably giving them a bit more stick than they normally would get. I'd say if you do that stay well away from the ribbon type ones, they fail as soon as you look at them.

Next time I'm trying one of these.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:00 AM

I'd check that cable shthree.. I wouldn't be surprised if it was actually a composite lead and not true RGB. Could be, just looks a bit thin.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:21 AM

I've got some pretty thin RGB cables, so I would say that that cable may very well be legit. They just used super high gauge wires inside. Or it could be fake.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:24 AM

Anyone here make Jaguar SCART cables? I'm not too inclined to trust ebay on this one.

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Posted Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:49 PM

I thought I remembered seeing these for sale at either Best Electronics or B&C.

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Posted Thu May 10, 2012 7:57 PM

Bump? I tried B&C and Best but found nothing. Surely a Jaguar SCART cable can't be *that* rare?

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Posted Fri May 11, 2012 1:53 PM

Have you tried emailing Best Electornics' owner directly? They have a lot more stuff besides what's listed on their website, I'd be a bit surprised if they didn't have any SCART cable.

You can also try to email Nick Harlow at 16/32 systems.

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Posted Sat May 12, 2012 5:04 AM

Since peritel is a French invention you might wanna try European auction sites

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Posted Sat May 12, 2012 2:48 PM

Since peritel is a French invention you might wanna try European auction sites

Yeah my ebay search already includes European sites that will ship to the US. They're pretty expensive over there too!

I wonder if I'm better off trying to get a Catbox for the RGB? That's really all I need, the SCART connector is just an easy way to get that.

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Posted Sat May 12, 2012 11:37 PM

What are you hooking it up to? I've got a Jag to SC1435 RGB cable that I bought from either Best Electronics or B&C. Looks great on the Atari SC1435 monitor. If you're hooking it up to a different monitor then obviously you would need an adapter, though you would need one with the Catbox as well.

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Posted Sun May 13, 2012 6:30 AM

I'd be hooking it up to regular VGA monitor, but I have two devices that convert an RGB signal into VGA (a gbs-8220 that converts RGB to VGA and a Sync Stripper that fixes the sync).

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Posted Sun May 13, 2012 7:37 AM

I've got one around the house somewhere, but I haven't got a clue where. If I find it before you get one somewhere else I'll let you know. I've also got an official ( :D ) homemade Atari Jaguar VGA cable that came with my kiosk. Atari used it at shows. That I don't want to sell.

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Posted Sun May 13, 2012 9:56 PM

I've got one around the house somewhere, but I haven't got a clue where. If I find it before you get one somewhere else I'll let you know. I've also got an official ( :D ) homemade Atari Jaguar VGA cable that came with my kiosk. Atari used it at shows. That I don't want to sell.


As far as I know, the kiosks only came with the Atari SC1435 RGB monitors in them. The use the same cable I mentioned above.


I just dug up the paper copy of Best Electronics catalog. They have the Jag Scart cable listed for $24 part number CB102979. I believe they still have them in stock. Send them an email or call, don't trust their website.

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Posted Mon May 14, 2012 6:38 AM

If I had anymore of the 24 pin connectors in stock, I could pretty easily put together a Scart cable for you.

Are there any other members interested in Scart cables for the Jag? Perhaps I need to do a second run of Jag RGB cables but this time as Scart RGB.

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Posted Mon May 14, 2012 8:56 AM

I've got one around the house somewhere, but I haven't got a clue where. If I find it before you get one somewhere else I'll let you know. I've also got an official ( :D ) homemade Atari Jaguar VGA cable that came with my kiosk. Atari used it at shows. That I don't want to sell.


As far as I know, the kiosks only came with the Atari SC1435 RGB monitors in them. The use the same cable I mentioned above.


I just dug up the paper copy of Best Electronics catalog. They have the Jag Scart cable listed for $24 part number CB102979. I believe they still have them in stock. Send them an email or call, don't trust their website.

Mitch


Now I need to fish it out and look at it. The monitor in my kiosk is an advent with the shell removed. The cable I've got looks like a very unusually long cable coiled up and down in the base. I don't know if I have a key. The guy I bought it from said VGA for trade shows. I took him at his word, but maybe I'm spreading bad info.

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Posted Thu May 17, 2012 12:49 PM

Just had my memory jogged by a tweet that flew by - consolegoods.co.uk sell a SCART lead for the Jaguar for under £14.00 ($22ish US), not sure what he'd want for delivery. I've been dealing with Rob for well over a decade now and never had a problem with anything he's made or sold to me. If you're still stuck for one maybe he's someone who could help you out (his site is full of goodies so you might be able to find one or two more items to make the shipping more worthwhile).

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Posted Thu May 17, 2012 1:05 PM

Just had my memory jogged by a tweet that flew by - consolegoods.co.uk sell a SCART lead for the Jaguar for under £14.00 ($22ish US), not sure what he'd want for delivery. I've been dealing with Rob for well over a decade now and never had a problem with anything he's made or sold to me. If you're still stuck for one maybe he's someone who could help you out (his site is full of goodies so you might be able to find one or two more items to make the shipping more worthwhile).

That might be the way to go. Once I get my Jag hooked back up I might just do that.




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