[Coco] PICs and S-Video

Mark Marlette mark at cloud9tech.com
Wed Feb 22 07:45:50 EST 2006


Go with an AVR, they are cheap, many choices under $5. Programmers are cheap.

You understand 6809 assembly, picking up on the AVR... no problem for you.


At 2/21/2006 09:37 PM, you wrote:

>Well, the S-Video converter works well and is centered enough on the LCD
>TV, but off a little to the left on the Big TV, because of the late HSYNC.
>     I'm working on delaying it (by almost a whole line), but, the TTL is
>getting pretty complicated. It was suggested that I use a small PIC, but,
>I've never used them before and don't have a programmer. Seems pretty
>brain-dead. One input, one output and a comaparator/analog input. Take an
>interupt on HSYNC, start a countdown timer (value based on the pot
>connected to the comparator/analog input), take an interrupt on time-out
>and output the HSYNC pulse then.
>Suggestions, input, offers to help???
>Christopher R. Hawks
>Any research done on how to efficiently use computers has been long lost
>in the mad rush to upgrade systems to do things that aren't needed by
>people who don't understand what they are really supposed to do with them.
>     -- Graham Reed, in a.s.r.
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