LCDs back on-topic Re: Slightly OT: Old CRT displays vs. new LCD

Tony Duell ard at
Wed Dec 5 17:56:07 CST 2007

> I wonder if 80 column text over NTSC (eg, a CGA card) would be more 
> readable on an LCD monitor/TV than it is on a common TV.  Has anyone 
> tried that?

I doubt it. There is a bandwidth limitation on the NTSC signal, which is 
independant of the type of final display device used, and that's what 
makes 80 column text unreadable on colour NTSC displays.


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