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Are there any trapdoor slot video cards for a non-tower Amiga 1200?

A PiStorm Lite will let you use a Raspberry Pi 3 or 4 as a CPU accelerator, and now allow the HDMI output of the Pi to be used as a graphics card
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Why did the Amiga 2000 only produce grayscale on its composite output?

In simplest terms the Amiga 2000 only outputs greyscale on its composite output because it's nearly architecturally identical to the the Amiga 500 (Rev 5) it's based on¹ which also only outputs ...
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Why did the Amiga 2000 only produce grayscale on its composite output?

As the Amiga was sort of high performance serious computing device, it was assumed that it is being used with an analog RGB color monitor or in high-res monochrome on standard video monitors and TVs, ...
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Why did the Amiga 2000 only produce grayscale on its composite output?

If a machine outputs pixels at a dot rate precisely 2x chroma (as is done in the 320-pixel modes of the Atari 8-bit computers, IBM CGA, or Amiga, as well as the 280-pixel modes of the Apple II), ...
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Why did the Amiga 2000 only produce grayscale on its composite output?

I don’t know that we’re going to do much better than speculation here, but assuming the same reason as the Acorn machines amongst others: if you offer monochrome by composite out then almost any ...
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