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FBAS to RGB converter available? [closed]

I am looking for a FBAS to RGB converter, small size, low cost. Background: Back in the day and until 2008 BMW used to use RGB as the video standard in its cars. Three separate wires, red green and ...
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Sending video to Telerate 9" Green Monitor [closed]

I found an old Telerate green monitor at a thrift store and figured I could run my computer output through an HDMI -> AV converter with no problem, or a Raspberry Pi composite output signal. Turns ...
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Nintendo Gamecube connected to TV via Playstation 2 composite cable

A very memorable experience from my high school years consisted of having several friends over my house after wandering aimlessly for several hours, and wanting to play on my Nintendo Gamecube. Alas, ...
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Is a S-VIDEO-to-RCA cable worse video signal quality than an S-VIDEO-to-SCART cable?

When I got my Sega Saturn way back, it came with a video cable that is S-VIDEO in the Saturn end and SCART in the TV end (no adapter). It has always given me very crisp and nice picture on all the TVs ...
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Atari800XL Composite video black and white problem

I just brought back to live my old Atari 800XL (it's has 30years with our family), any way, the video composite output is on black and white, I had another 800xl and works fine with that cable, so it'...
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C128D shorted Composite and Ground

I just did a stupid thing and connected a new cable without inspecting it first. It was from a reputable seller, but has shorted pins 2 and 4. What is the potential damage it could have caused and ...
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Is an LG 43UK6200PLA television set supposed to be able to display video output from a Nintendo 64?

First of all, I know very well that modern TVs are neither made for, nor good at, displaying old video game consoles' video signals. With that said, I'm trying to test the controllers of an N64 where ...
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On the video signal generated by the ULA of the ZX81

I have two ZX81, one is perfectly working and I am trying to repair the other one. After repairing the external power supply (a wire of the transformer was cut near the connector. I think it was due ...
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Was PAL or NTSC encoder IC a critical component in early video games?

I have an old Philips Videopac C52 video game console of the  Philips Odyssey 2 family like the G-7000 with 128-byte RAM: While checking its boards to compare with the schematics I got for the G-7000 ...
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Sony PVM Connections / Composite Signale

I am trying to learn more about different video formats. I have a SONY PVM9044QM and want to understand the different connection options. So I understand, that Y/C equals S-Video input. But what does ...
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Vintage computer composite graphics

I am working on designing a vintage computer and I have been using the TMS9918ANL. After working with it for a month or two and not making much progress, I really want to switch to another chip. I am ...
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Can I rewire a compact Macintosh SE or other compact Mac to play RCA Video?

I would like to take a compact Mac such like Macintosh SE, completely neglect the computing part of it, but be able to feed the CRT tube with an external video feed through Analog RCA cables. (Yellow ...
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How can the composite out of an Apple II be disabled?

The PC Transporter provides composite out via a cable run to the internal video header of the Apple II. In order to do this, I assume it has to disable the sync and colorburst generators so the Apple ...
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Will US Amiga 500 work in UK with UK power supply?

Apart from the input voltage there are video signals (PAL, NTSC). Will I be able to use A500 that came from USA by just swapping a power supply, or any of the chips need to be replaced as well?
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What cables do I need to connect an Atari 130XE to a monitor and a television set?

I found my old atari 130XE, full of dust. I have the power supply but I don't have connection cables and controls. I've searched in eBay, Amazon and such for controls and there are plenty of them. My ...
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