Re: [stella] problems with monitor syncing

Subject: Re: [stella] problems with monitor syncing
From: Adam Thornton <adam@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 18:42:49 -0400
On May 2, 2005, at 5:29 PM, Adam Wozniak wrote:

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> On Mon, 2 May 2005, Fred Quimby wrote:
>> 99% of VGA monitors cannot sync to a horizontal frequency lower  
>> than about
>> twice that of a television (i.e. most VGA's can't do less than  
>> about 30
>> kHz.)  Some really old VGA monitors will, but I wouldn't expect  
>> that people
>> are going to own these monitors.
>> A workable solution would be to store the data from each scanline  
>> in a
>> buffer.  Once full, output the buffer at twice the speed, and do  
>> it twice.
>> In fact this is exactly what many simple TV to VGA converters do.
> *grumble*
> Any way to find out before buying a monitor, how low in frequency  
> it can go?
> We need to get down to what here, 15.72 KHz?
A good bet would be to take a look at Wells-Gardner arcade monitors.   
Not cheap, but very very pretty, and capable of syncing at very low  

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