Re: Difference in luma-chroma delay of C64/C128 compared to standard S-video

Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 15:30:34 +0200
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> On 2017-09-05, at 14:44, Gerrit Heitsch <> wrote:
>>> Here are some pictures. [...]
>>> This is how my C128 looks on my modern Samsung plasma. I assume the TV
>>> set notices a delay and takes a bad guess how to adjust to the
>>> situation, making it even worse:
>> Having a look at this (the DVD stuff doesn't add any value here as its signal is probably way closer to the standard specs than what the computer gives) I would say:
>> a) you seem to have the colour shifted not only to the right but also down. You don't expect that adding some tens of metres of cable for chroma can fix this, do you?
> Some TVs and monitors don't like the Chroma signal as produced by the C64. In this case it often helps to add a 330 Ohm resistor in series into the Chroma signal between the C64 and the display.

Should be the first thing to try here. Cheap and easy. May not help but may also do miracles ;-)

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