[Coco] CoCo to SVGA converter?
rtaylor at bayou.com
Wed Oct 27 18:46:42 EDT 2004
At 05:37 PM 10/27/2004, you wrote:
>On Oct 27, 2004, at 2:17 PM, Roger Taylor wrote:
>>Has anyone created a converter for the CoCo for connecting SVGA and flat
>>Mark, if you're reading this.. I really think a universal CoCo video
>>converter would be the ultimate CoCo upgrade. A device that could
>>convert the RF Out, Video Out, or RGB Out into the SVGA format would be
>>one of the best things a CoCo could ever have.
>There are plenty of relatively inexpensive ($50 or so) solutions for
>composite NTSC2 to VGA out there, though really you aren't going to get a
>better picture than you will from the composite input of a good TV that
>way. The information for the really nice picture simply isn't present in
>such a signal and the RF signal is even worse. As for the RGB out
>solutions for this too exist, but they are generally much more expensive
Sounds reasonable considering that the old CoCo monitors are gonna crap out
one day soon. I am willing to live with the same fuzzy video that we've
always had, if that's the only way to convert to SVGA. I think the RGB
port could be upconverted, though?
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