> A few guys on #c-64 have monitors that work in colour with both > their PAL and NTSC machines. Yeah, and I have a multistandard television. For what it's worth, stardard video-frequency monitors normally only handle one color standard (PAL or NTSC), but because they have RGB inputs, and RGB doesn't use color encoding, people sprout out things like "my monitor shows both NTSC and PAL with color", when they're actually just using NTSC and PAL frame rates (60/50Hz) with RGB connection. To further complicate things, even if you use composite input in PAL monitor, and think that you are providing the monitor a NTSC composite signal, it still might be that you are just generating a 60Hz composite video signal with PAL color encoding, which the monitor has no trouble decoding. This is the case with virtually any computer with an external tv modulator (with RGB input). I've heard that some of the "modern" game consoles change the color encoding too when you change screen modes.. -Pasi -- "Tell them, that from this place we will deliver notice to the parliaments of conquerors that a line has been drawn against the darkness. And we will hold that line, .. no matter the cost." -- Sheridan to Rangers in Babylon 5:"The Long, Twilight Struggle" - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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