Atari 2600 NTSC is outputting in PAL
A couple a weeks ago I purchased this unit from a flea market. When I plug it in to test it, I get a black screen with some flickering that occurs when the game reset lever is pulled. When I took it to my local repair place to get advice, the tech told me that it was outputting in PAL, which is why nothing is appearing on screen. I'm fairly sure this unit is a local NTSC, as the gentleman I purchased it from was local. Has anyone encountered a similar glitch with region coding on the Atari 2600, and if so is it possible to fix it? Or do I just have a PAL unit on my hands, and just don't know it? The box and unit have nothing on them to indicate the region code.
I've posted a video of what the screen does when the Atari is powered on here.
Any help would be appreciated.
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@supportninja "I get a black screen with some flickering" does not sound like a PAL/NTSC issue. That usually manifest iteself by a rolling picture that can be slightly captured by using the horizontal hold function of a monitor. What have you checked? What Games have you tried?