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Posted bySilentAce
Posted on03/05/08 09:57 AM

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, and
> I have like 4 or 5 old, unused CRT monitors from even older PCs. I would love to
> pump the Amiga video signal on one of those, so I would like to know if anybody
> 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 they
> 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.

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*Amiga on VGA monitor?  Terry Bogard03/04/08 06:50 PM
..Link inside...  SilentAce03/05/08 09:57 AM
..*thanks, seen that  Terry Bogard03/06/08 06:41 PM
.*Re: Amiga on VGA monitor?  wildcat03/04/08 08:28 PM
..*but then  Terry Bogard03/06/08 06:39 PM