Date : Thu, 27 Feb 2003 11:56:47 -0000
From : "Dawn and Austin" <dawnandoz@...>
Subject: Re: Master 128 on a TFT flat screen???
> >I'd have thought the biggest hurdle these days is finding a monitor which
> >will scan as low as 50Hz/15.625kHz field and line rates,
> Technically, VGA/SVGA monitors are supposed to be able to deal with such
> screen rates by default, as the old EGA text modes (that the PC BIOS uses
> startup) are rather low scan rates. However you may find newer monitors
> bother and presume the card will "emulate" the EGA, that is, generate EGA
> output, but at a higher scan rate.
A solution to this would be to purchase an upscan convertor such as those
sold for Playstation2 et al. They're manufactured by Redant and take a
composite video input and double the 15kHz frequency to something a modern
VGA monitor can sync to.