RGB-VGA Converter -- buy or build?
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 17 15:06:57 CDT 2010
> On 3/16/2010 3:09 PM, Tony Duell wrote:
> > What are you really trying to do? Waht is the machine you are taking the
> > outputs from, and what are you trying to do with them?
> Trying to capture the output of a program running on an IBM 5160 that
> only looks correct via CGA RGB output.
Right. And what are you capturing it on? What inputs _exactly_ do you
have? For example, do you have separate syncs, composite sync, or
> >> I would need to go to school to understand what I would be looking at.
> > Err, I didn't. For the record I have never had a single formal class in
> > any form of electronicvs.
> For the record, you are one of a kind. I say that with the sincerest
> form of flattery.
Unfortuately, I suspect that is true :-(
> Had I enough free time, I could learn it too, but I don't have much
> these days. My free time in my youth was spent learning the hardware
> from the outside (ie. assembler programming), not the inside.
I have the opposite problem. I learnt hardware first. Which means I tend
to think about probramming as to what it will do to the hardware
(somtimes at a very low level).
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