Re: VIC-1001

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2002-09-17 18:03:04

eyethian wrote:
> From what I understand, the Japanese use NTSC as their TV system. So, it
> would make sense if the VIC-1001 would not work on PAL TV's or at least
> output in B&W. Was the VIC-1001 plugged directly into a PAL outlet? If so,
> it could get damaged or the user would have to somehow compensate for the
> voltage/frequency differences.

The voltage is the same on the video output, and many PAL TV sets or 
monitors will happily synchronize on 60 Hz vertical retrace frequency. 
Some will emit a little noise or might display a scrolling picture.  But 
too "intelligent" units might refuse to display anything.

Ruud, do you have an opportunity to measure the VIC-1001?


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