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Anyone Ever Seen A "Jag Dapter" ?

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I think I was one of the first people to hook a Jag up to an RGB monitor because this was before the "cat box" or Atari had any cables you could buy, I used a little known and even rarer A/V adaptor call a "Jag Daptor" and I've never seen another one anywhere.

 

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I used the Jag Dapter to hookup my Atary Jaguar to an industrial grade Wells Gardner 35 inch RGB monitor, That is the same RGB monitors used in the huge Sega Daytona arcade game that if I'm not mistaken cost two dollars a pop to play. I made a cable to use that "Video RGB" plug which was a true RGB signal output!

I still have that huge RGB monitor, I fact it's right next to me as in typing this...
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Although it's just collecting dust now...
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That’s gotta be the most sensible a/v solution I’ve ever seen for the Jaguar, or any system! Love the luma/chroma RCA jacks for direct plug-in to Commodore monitors. :love:

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Huh. I've been collecting Jag stuff since 2000 and I've never seen or heard of one of those before!

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Wow thanks for the link, I got it so long ago that I can't remember how I even got it but I seem to recall ordering out of a gaming mag...

 

I knew it was pretty rare but it's even rarer than I thought!

 

I actually bought two of them but I don't know where the second one is at the moment, It's prob up in the attic somewhere...

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I do remember them being announced back in the day, but I think I only saw a mock-up picture not the final product.

 

If you find the second one and want to sell it... ;)

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The reason I bought a second one was in case I messed up the first one modifying it, The Jag Dapter fit on the back of the Jag very loosely and I wanted it to be much more secure.

 

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The multi-pin connector on the jag dapter didn't have this outer plastic part shown in red...

 

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So I bought an Atari brand cable and removed that part from it...

 

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And I shorten it and bonded it to the jag daptor's A/V input...

 

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Which made it much better but I thought it could be even more secure so I also removed the metal part from one of the plugs...

 

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And I embedded it into the hard rubber-like plastic of the jag daptor and bonded it as well...

 

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But it wasn't going on straight because the upper corner was hitting so I notched it so it would press onto the jag flush...

 

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The end results was a snug tight fit that was flush with the jag...

 

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It is made dor ST monitors

Yes, the RGB output works for ST and C= monitors. And anything else that accepts a 15khz RGB input. NEC, Mitsubishi, Philips, JVC, Thompson, etc. all made such monitors.

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Like this industrial grade Wells Gardner 35 inch RGB monitor, It's a monster of a monitor!

 

It looks much bigger in person, the largest commercially available model CRT TV is about 45 inches and weighs several hundred pounds. As the size of the screen increases, so does the size of the picture tube, making the TV much bulkier. Larger TVs are not marketable

 

 

 

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Yes, the RGB output works for ST and C= monitors. And anything else that accepts a 15khz RGB input. NEC, Mitsubishi, Philips, JVC, Thompson, etc. all made such monitors.

 

Yeah it would, it's just that the connector is that silly 13-pin DIN one.

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Pah! HDMI is for kids!

Real men keep it analog. :)

I tend to, but I'd like to see the Jag in all its HDMI glory! I do have a $13 amazon AV to HDMI converter that works damn well on one of the mancave TVS (65 plasma from 2010) and it looks great. But when I hook it up to any of the LED/LCD Tvs (I have 2 70-inch upstairs) they look like ass. Why the plasma looks better for the AV to HDMI converter I don;t know

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Wow thanks for the link, I got it so long ago that I can't remember how I even got it but I seem to recall ordering out of a gaming mag...

 

I knew it was pretty rare but it's even rarer than I thought!

 

I actually bought two of them but I don't know where the second one is at the moment, It's prob up in the attic somewhere...

 

 

Perhaps it was covered by Atari Explorer Online back then... I think that's how I found out about the ICD CatBox, monitored its development process, and successfully purchased and received one before ICD met its inglorious end...

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Hey, I found my other Jag Dapter up in the attic if anyone Is still interested, It's a little beat up and needs a bit of TLC but I know it is still fully functional...

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Hey, I found my other Jag Dapter up in the attic if anyone Is still interested, It's a little beat up and needs a bit of TLC but I know it is still fully functional...

 

Interested depending on price

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huh........neato. Wonder who went to the trouble to manufacture these. Seems like a lot of work to get it to fit properly..

 

So how would the chroma and luma outputs work? You could use them in tandem with the composite output to get RGB signal through composite cables?

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