Since it seems there is no other chance, I may waste some money trying this.
I hope it ends better than the XBox->component cable I bought some time ago: waving patterns over the image, worse than s-video :(
> not sure if this will work for yah or not
> > So, I got this Amiga 500+ with a bunch of working (don't ask me how) games,
> > I have like 4 or 5 old, unused CRT monitors from even older PCs. I would love
> > pump the Amiga video signal on one of those, so I would like to know if
> > of you has tried this already, and their mileage.
> > Here's some research I did:
> > 1) I looked for the pinouts of the Amiga output and the VGA input, and here
> > are:
> > VGA: http://pinouts.ru/Video/VGA15_pinout.shtml
> > Amiga: http://pinouts.ru/Video/AmigaVideo_pinout.shtml
> > Gotta love russian sites. It looks like all the needed signals are there,
> > assuming they are RGB and the respective GNDs, HSYNC and VSYNC.
> > 2) Looking for a confirmation to my theories, I found this:
> > http://www.programmersheaven.com/download/865/download.aspx
> > So it looks like some effort will be needed to invert the sync signals. Ok, I
> > can do that stuff.
> > 3) However, other sites see the problem differently:
> > http://www.amigau.com/aig/vga.html
> > According to this page, it's not just a matter of signal polarity, but of scan
> > rate, too. I may have one or two multisync CRTs that maybe will show
> > "unsupported rate" instead of hissing and smoking if anything goes wrong.
> > Any experience/thought/knowledge you'd like to share? Everything is welcome.
> > Even Goatse, if it carries useful info.