Re: Anyone ever attach a mono LCD to a PET?

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 15:25:35 -0400
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On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Steve Gray <> wrote:
> Ethan,
> It's true, the specs for the 1550M do not list 15kHz but it does work.

Interesting.  I never would have guessed.

> There
> are various discussions on the Amiga and Atari forums that list a variety of
> LCD VGA monitors that work. I've recently discussed this on the TorontoCBM
> list as well.

Nice.  That's very helpful (I also have Amigas).

> Another option is to get one of those arcade RGB converters that are
> basically scan-doublers. The go for about $18-30 on ebay and convert 15kHz
> to 30kHz for standard vga monitors. This might be the easiest solutions. You
> could feed the PET's video signal into the green input and simulate the PET
> display quite nicely I'd guess.

That is another possibility.  I do have a couple of standard 12" VGA
LCDs that run on 12V (external PSU) that would work well for this.



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