[Coco] Using a PC monitor on the CoCo
alsplace at pobox.com
Wed May 19 20:06:34 EDT 2004
> I'm positive it could work, may have to mess with the H/V sync if
> anything, but
> that's easy enough. The question is are you willing to spend more than
> CoCo3 and monitor together cost. I'll stick with my crappy old CM-8
> for now.
That adapter is $144, and I can buy a new 15" PC monitor AND that
adapter for less than what a CM-8 costs ;-) And it will look better.
Personally, I'm considering getting this (since Amiga seems to us
V-Sync and H-Sync seperately) and a flat panel monitor for the CoCo...
Since I can use the flat panel monitor for any other computer I have...
> If a scan doubler were around $60-75 they'd sell like hotcakes, not
> only to the
> retro-computer market, but arcade video game collectors too, since
> cheap VGA
> monitors could replace old, hard-to-find CRT displays (which would
> also work
> with the CoCo3)
I also found numerous places selling under-$100 devices for video use
-- converting composite or SVHS to VGA and such. Tons of cheap devices
out there, but none specifically for RGB-A that I could find. Yet.
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