Preventing CGA revisionist history
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 21 13:45:40 CST 2006
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > You know, if I turn the red gain down on a 5153, that "brown" does indeed
> > come out dark yellow....
> Yes, but that's not a user-accessible control, so I couldn't use that to
That depends on who the user is. I have certainly been inside my 5153.
> prove my point ("it's never been opened to be messed with", etc.).
AFAIK there was no 'seal' on the 5153. It's hard to know if it's been
taken apart, therefore..
My first question is 'do all the other colours look _exactly_ right?'.
Obviously fidling with the drive controls would affect more than just the
> I'm almost positive the 5153 photos that were used as "evidence" were
> pictures of, let's face it, a slowly-failing 5153 or similar. I had to
Why 'slowly failing'? It's possible that one of the components in the
brown-kludge circuit has 'run down the curtain and joined the choir
invisible'... It's possible the fault, if there is one, just suddenly
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