GImix Ghost Video Board
vintagecomputer at bettercomputing.net
Fri Mar 24 12:57:50 CDT 2017
No.. mine has a 2513 character generator.. the one in the ad uses ram based character generation. Based on IC dates my board looks like mid to late 70s.. a fair bit earlier than that one.
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From: dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Date: 2017-03-24 2:16 AM (GMT-08:00)
To: 'Brad H' <vintagecomputer at bettercomputing.net>, "'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: RE: GImix Ghost Video Board
Is it one that's in the catalogue here:-
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> Sent: 23 March 2017 23:58
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> Subject: GImix Ghost Video Board
> Hoping someone might be able to help me on this.
> I got a Gimix Ghost SS50 video board today and was trying to find a
> I'm sure these were used in Gimix's own ghost systems but the very limited
> info I've come across out there suggests they may have worked with any
> SS50 system. It basically provides a direct composite video feed out from
> computer, I assume bypassing the need for a terminal. I plugged it in and
> fired it up on my SWTPC 6800 and it is working - I think - it generates a
> screen of readable random characters. However it does not put up anything
> from the computer - that still goes out via terminal. I'm assuming Ghost
> systems were wired up somehow to use this.. I'm hoping to find a manual
> that explains how. I don't see a keyboard interface for it anywhere so
> this went along as a complete Ghost system with hardware I don't have.
> Thanks if you have anything!
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