Preferred way of substituting TFT for CRT Monitor?

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Fri Jan 15 06:29:13 CST 2016

Assuming you are in Germany I would use an LCD TV with SCART I assume
devices with SCART inputs are available there. Does Aldi in Germany do
weekly offers as in the UK. I especially bought one of their TV's because it
had a wide range of inputs. 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of
> Martin.Hepperle at
> Sent: 15 January 2016 11:39
> To: cctalk at
> Subject: Preferred way of substituting TFT for CRT Monitor?
> I have got a HP 9000/217 machine with a standard video card. This card has
> monochrome composite output (resolution is as low as about 512x400, but I
> might replace it with a higher resolution card). A small 9" HP monitor
that I
> used for testing only shows me 2 or 3 bands of the image and cannot
> the signal properly.
> All I have are modern TFT monitors which usually have VGA and/or DVI
> inputs, no separate R-G-B or monochrome jacks.
> What is the preferred way to connect "old" composite video signals to a
> modern TFT monitor without losing too much sharpness? I understand that
> interpolation is an unavoidable problem.
> Searching the internet did not give me a clear answer. Do you have any
> recommendations?
> Thank you, Martin

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