[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] Monitor

jimcox at miba51.com jimcox at miba51.com
Sat Apr 3 00:32:32 EST 2004

On Fri, 2 Apr 2004 19:33:14 -0500
  Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
>On Friday 02 April 2004 16:53, chazbeenhad wrote:
>>--- In ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com, "Neil Morrison"
>><neilsmorr at h...> wrote:
>>> Be patient. I got one along with a Coco and a bunch of 
>>> for $25. You have to read the descriptions - sometimes 
>>>they don't
>>> the monitor in the title.
>>> Neil
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "moat58" <moat58 at y...>
>>> > CM-8 would be just fine. Been looking on Ebay nothing 
>>>in the
>>> > last couple of weeks.
>>> >
>>> > -Moat
>>I would really like to get a hold of a Magnavox 8CM515. 
>>Doesn't that
>>monitor do composite video and RGB???
>Yes, and in RGB its a whole lot sharper than a CM-8 ever 
>dreamed of 
>being.  There simply isn't any comparison. Unforch, mine 
>died (scan 
>transformer, and that part doesn't seem to be available 
>anypace, for any price) so I have also been reduced to 
>the CM-8 
>fuzzies.  The 1CM135, is the next generation unit, works 
>has a cylindrical faceplate.  Also there are a few commie 
>around which are 8CM515's for all practicle purposes. 
> Many of those 
>are fading, or have the amiga screens burnt into them 

All this talk about monitors makes me wonder if I should 
ask my anual question about a video card for the CoCo? 
 Naw :)


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