> On 2017-02-18, at 21:00, Gerrit Heitsch <email@example.com> wrote: > >>>>> "The sweet spot is a 250466 board >>>> >>>> Precisely… >>>> >>>>> The VIC chip on those boards is a R5, which gives the clearest picture. " >>> >>> Not quite... >> >> That's exactly what I mean. There may be some differences, which affect the perceived quality of the picture, like the luma levels on the early VICs or the traces running/not running where they shouldn't but other than that VIC is far behind other things when it comes to the quality of the picture. > > Only the 6569R1 has the luma level limitation with only 5 luma levels while all later revisions have 9. I remember how once I was happy to put my hands on a ceramic R1. And how I was disappointed once I placed it in the socket and used it for a little while. I "luv" the ceramic chips but in this case I went back to the newer revision pretty soon. > The differences between those are small. > > I still wonder what the problem with the 6569R4 was... It was only used for the short time, then they went back to the R3 until finally going with the R5. I guess we won't be able to tell until somebody gets them stripped-naked and scrutinised. -- SD! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-02-18 21:00:02
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