Re: My own PS problems..

From: Groepaz (
Date: 2004-01-19 08:57:01

On Monday 19 January 2004 00:08, wrote:
> Now, that said, the problem of using a step-up transformer in USA is
> that it will give you the same frequency sine wave as the one in the
> grid, which is 60Hz. In Europe, however, it's 50Hz, and it's this
> signal that, if I understand correctly, is used to generate some
> video timings in some (all?) commodores.

no... the video and cpu timing is generated used an oscillator, and
is independent from the 50/60 hz ... the only place where it matters
is the realtime clock (TOD) in the CIAs, they *do* get their clock
from the 50/60 hz.


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