Re: Is it at all possible?

From: HÁRSFALVI Levente <>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:59:24 +0100
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On 2017-02-18 20:31, Gerrit Heitsch wrote:
> On 02/18/2017 08:15 PM, wrote:
>>> On 2017-02-18, at 09:36, smf <> 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... You can get a clear picture from a 6569R1, 6569R3 or 6569R4
> (that one is rather rare) as well. The problem on the older boards is
> mostly the modulator. Replace it with a simple video amp and you will
> have a very good picture. Ok, you lose the RF output, but who is using
> that anymore?

There is clearly a visible difference between an R3 and an R5 on a 
250466 board. (I've been using an R3 after having killed the original R5 
of the machine / before I could obtain another one.)


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