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Make this my favourite Jupiter Ace ZXVid - Composite Video/ULA Fix (self-fit)

Category:
Retro Computers >> Hardware
Listing type:
Fixed Price Multiple Items
Item Condition:
New
Seller location:
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Ending in:
19 days, 12h:29m:13s
Quantity Available
13
Latest buyer:
h***h (1)
Fixed price:
£30.00 Buy now!
Number Sold:
2 (View history)
Buyer Value Date and hour Quantity bought
h***h (1) £30.00 18/06/2016 18:41:59 1
m***c (2) £30.00 09/06/2016 05:27:49 1
Shipping Costs:
From only £2.50
Payment methods:
Paypal, Bank transfer

Item Number : 9855

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Description

Users of Jupiter Ace Home Computers can have a hard time getting a crisp picture out of the Jupiter Ace, especially on a colour television set or a TV without manual tuning.

This is caused by the weakness of the video signal from the Jupiter Ace and can be cured by converting the output to composite video.

We have therefore developed the ZXVid.

The ZXVid is a board which replaces the insides of the UM1233 UHF modulator on the Jupiter Ace and provides excellent composite video output for modern televisions, and also incorporates the back-porch latch required on modern colour televisions.  Originally designed for the ZX81 we have now successfully tested this on the Jupiter Ace.

This provides a nice neat solution, and if you require, you can even make up a SCART lead to plug into the unit.

This is the self-fit version of the ZXVid - we supply the built unit (as shown in the main photo), plus the bits of wire you require. A link to the fitting instructions appears below..

You have to then remove the two wires which currently run from the motherboard into the side of the UM1233 UHF modulator, and fetch out the interior circuits which are built into the modulator.

The ZXVid unit then fits inside the modulator, and you need to connect two new wires to the motherboard, solder a couple of wires inside the UHF modulator itself and connect the composite video lead.

We can also fit the ZXVid for you.

The manual / fitting instructions appear at: http://www.rwapsoftware.co.uk/DOC/ZXvid_Manual.pdf

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Created in conjunction with Mutant Caterpillar Games

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  • Jupiter Ace ZXVid - Composite Video/ULA Fix (self-fit)
  • Jupiter Ace ZXVid - Composite Video/ULA Fix (self-fit)

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Item Location:
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Shipping conditions:
Buyer pays shipping expenses
Shipment fee:
  • To United Kingdom :
  • First Class Post : £2.50 For initial item, £0.40 Per additional item
  • To EU :
  • Airmail Post : £3.80 For initial item, £0.45 Per additional item
  • To Rest of Europe :
  • Airmail Post : £3.80 For initial item, £0.45 Per additional item
  • To Americas :
  • Airmail Post : £4.60 For initial item, £0.50 Per additional item
  • To Rest of World :
  • Airmail Post : £5.70 For initial item, £0.50 Per additional item
Shipment terms:

We are happy to combine shipping wherever possible in order to reduce overall postage costs.  Items normally shipped within 1 working day of payment being received.

Payment methods:
Paypal, Bank transfer

The seller accepts all responsibility for this listing

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