[Coco] Looking for a monitor for my coco

Frank Pittel fwp at deepthought.com
Sat May 7 15:39:14 EDT 2005

I don't think I completely understand. Will I be able to use
your interface to connect my coco to one of my svga monitors??


On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 02:54:55PM -0400, RJRTTY at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 5/7/05 2:05:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time, jhoger at pobox.com 
> writes:
> << 
>  Why not wait and buy Roy's RGB adapter when it comes out. Then you can
>  always hook your coco to any old RGB monitor. >>
>         Yep,   I am putting the finishing touches on the I2C monitor
> cable interface right at this moment.   I will have a couple of proto types
> out the door in a few days then wait for an evaluation on them while I
> cook up an improved version with a digital PLL and on board
> micro controller.   That shouldn't take long either.
>         When I started this project I designed the board with an
> analog PLL and no micro controller thinking that would cut
> costs.    What I found was I could include a controller for only
> pennies per unit and the digital PLL cost only a little more than
> a PLL made of discrete components.  ( one or two dollars per unit).
> I have been out of touch with the state of the art in microcontrollers
> lately and didn't realize thier true affordablility and ease of use.
> Thanks to the help I got on this list now I know.
>         I also will be presenting a final design for list comment
> and approval shortly.
>         So dont go spending a lot for an old monitor now, I promise
> you wont need it.
> Roy
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