Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
BIGHMW

I just got my FB9 HDMI AR3050 but I have issues - how do I get it to normal???

Recommended Posts

I am having problems right away with my new-in-open-box FB9 with HDMI, when I boot her up (both with SD card in place and without), all I get is this

 

 

 

and I don't know how to get it to read normal, let alone play any games what do I do??? it seems like this system is out of my technical realm, as I have pervasive developmental delay, even my late grandmother could not understand the VCR we gave her in Xmas in the 90s we had to send it back. I don't want to send this unit to Goodwill because I can't understand it, help me.

DSC01793.JPG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Note that it's not how it displays that is the problem, it's that I can't get to any of the menus, let alone play any of my games, now you know why I bought the SD AR3230, because it was easy to understand, this unit, the AR3050, while looking great (especially when using the "wide" mode on my Insignia HDTV, in which I always use) I am unable to get it off of this (what appears to be a) somewhat test pattern as displayed in the last post, I just need help getting off of it so I can enjoy all of my games on it, I bought it so I can play all the games the AR3230 would not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I looked up the problem and it seems like this is a common issue with the AR3050 (HDMI, HD) unit, it is a red test screen and I am not the only one who has this issue, so I contacted AtGames by both Facebook messenger and Hotmail/Outlook, and I hope to get an answer soon.

 

Here is the exact letter I sent:

 

Atari Flashback 9 only shows test screen - what do I do to get it to read properly?

 

Dear Sirs, 
 
I just received my of the Flashback 9 from eBay (it was a new in open box purchase, $30 including shipping) , but when I boot her up after making all the connections I get a bright red (what appears to be a) test screen and no matter what I do none of the built-in games nor those on the SD card will display, what do I do?
 
Thanks,
 
Ray Jackson
AtariAge user ID: BIGHMW

DSC01793.JPG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...