Crazy Monitor idea for old Home Computers
nick at computer-history.org
Fri Apr 22 18:25:36 CDT 2005
> I've been giving some serious thought about breaking out either one of my
> Apple //'s, C-64's, or maybe even the Amiga 500, as I feel like playing
> old games.
> These days I don't really have the space to set one (or all) up. Then I
> an idea on how to save some space. All three of these systems were
> to plug into a monitor that was basically a TV.
> Has anyone tried to plug an old Home computer into an Analog to Digital TV
> converter such as the Canopus ADVC-100, and then use a mondern computer
> with a Firewire port and video capture software as a monitor?
> Alternatively, would an Apple // work with a Commodore 2002 monitor?
Here's what happens when you have too much time on your hands to implement
the "crazy" ideas.
I've swapped out several of the systems and rearranged it a bit since the
photo was taken but it's still a quick way to get a vintage computing fix.
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