Re: Is it at all possible?

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:13:07 +0100
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On 02/18/2017 09:25 PM, wrote:
>> On 2017-02-18, at 21:00, Gerrit Heitsch <> 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 6569R1 looks a bit off when you're used to the versions with 9 luma 
levels. You just have to find a 6569R3 in ceramic. I have 2 of them. :)


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