Re: tapping Ultimax composite output

From: Scott McDonnell (
Date: 2004-10-27 07:42:49

Ok, well if it is a little bit of a problem, it looks like they just use
different voltage levels for the Black Bias. So, basically, the image may be
a little brighter (not really a bad thing, I guess.) Also, it looks like
NTSC-J is not as extremely prevalent in Japan as I had thought.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cameron Kaiser" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 1:48 AM
Subject: Re: tapping Ultimax composite output

> > Your assumption looks correct. However, this video will still be NTSC-M
> > Japanese standard.) I am not sure how much of a problem it will be,
since I
> > am also unfamiliar with the difference in standards. I believe there are
> > different voltage levels used for the color, sync etc.. The R14 pot
might be
> > able to help adjust a bit.
> The problem isn't the video per se, it's the channels. The Ultimax only
> emits on Japanese channels 1 and 2, which are smack in the middle of the
> American FM range. That's why I'm trying to get a composite signal out of
> it since none of my TV tuners, except the Mac, can view those frequencies.
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