Re: Exact VIC-II colour palette
Date: 2001-03-23 03:25:38

On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Richard Atkinson wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, [ISO-8859-1] Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> I noticed some curious effects on my old 1802 monitor, with the white and
> red colours on a VIC-20 causing some curious waves in the horizontal
> raster display, as if the colours were in some way "too bright". This is
> less of a problem on the TV sets I use today, as I believe they can cope
> with higher input voltage ranges. Out of spec voltage ranges are also a
> problem on some of the Atari 8 bit computers.

The vic-20 has two video out lines.. One's called video-high, the other
called video-low.  If you're getting over-feed, you have an impedance
mismatch between your vic20 and the monitor. :) Try using the other video
lien on the vic20, and see if your wavy line goes away.

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