[Coco] Re: [coco3] upscan video converter
John R. Hogerhuis
jhoger at pobox.com
Sat Jul 16 13:40:28 EDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-07-16 at 09:59 -0400, RJRTTY at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 7/16/05 7:05:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Torsten at Dittel.info writes:
> I admit a RS-232 serial connector makes it more versatil for other
> systems. >>
> Yes! An RS-232 interface would make it usable with other systems with
> the addition of a compatible cable. For right now tho this
> version is coco specific and will be optimized for the coco3.
> For once our machine takes priority.
But even with using the coco, serial is a lot more versatile. For
example, I could hook up my Model 100 or any laptop to diagnose a coco
video link problem, or reconfigure. Or I could hook it to an old Palm
Pilot and show display parameters on the palm screen.
And the coco has a serial port, albeit bitbanger.
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