Re: [stella] Pal & NTSC switch

Subject: Re: [stella] Pal & NTSC switch
From: "Eckhard Stolberg" <Eckhard_Stolberg@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 20:40:39 +0200
> BTW, isn't it true that not all 128 colors can be used on PAL 2600s?
> some of the colors duplicate themselves?

Actually the whole PAL palette is different from the NTSC palette.
It has to do with the slightly different colour encoding on PAL
systems which Atari didn't bother to take care of in the PAL TIA.
This leads to the problem that four of the 16 colours are grey.
The 104 resulting different hues don't come in the nice 'raibow'
order either. But on the other hand it's a lot more than the
8 different hues on the SECAM system. ;-)

Ciao, Eckhard Stolberg

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