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Were jailbars inevitable from VIC-II analog output?

Of course it is only one opinion how it should have been done. There's also infinitely many other ways how it could have been done. It is true that all the signals affect the video output, maybe ...
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Were jailbars inevitable from VIC-II analog output?

I've not studied the internal layout of the VIC-II chip in detail, but I strongly suspect that power and/or ground has to go through some rather thin strips of metal (or worse, silicon) en route to ...
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Were jailbars inevitable from VIC-II analog output?

You can certainly build mixed signal (digital and analog) electronics with very low crosstalk. It's not so much a matter of architecture as a matter of getting a lot of fiddly details right. That ...
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