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CGA, EGA and VGA each have scan rates broadly comparable with broadcast TV signals. There should be no real difficulty in getting a reasonably good-quality TV picture tube to display a CGA signal, regardless of its physical construction (of which there were many, many variants). The major difference you would probably run into is in beam focus. TVs were ...


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If you took all the electronics from a monitor like the IBM 5153 and substituted just the picture tube from a color TV, what would still be lacking in terms of display quality? The answer to your question depends almost entirely on which color TV CRT you wanted to use as a monitor. While any color computer monitor from the 1980s could serve as a color TV, ...


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