[vcf-midatlantic] Monitor needed for museum

William Dudley wfdudley at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 09:37:56 EDT 2017


If one needs to fiddle a config file to get composite video out, then
that would be a show stopper for fixing the pi.

I await test results.

Bill


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On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 1:19 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Hey look!
>
> http://www.robotshop.com/en/raspberry-pi-vga-adapter.html
>
> Ethan Dicks (VCF East frequent PDP-8 exhibitor) turned me on to this.
>
> He teaches Pi classes at his local hackerspace. He said that in his
> experience the Pi usually "just works" to detect the video type, but that
> it's more reliable when you edit the config file.
>
> For 7 bucks I am definitely buying us one.
>
> I already have a low-profile widescreen VGA LCD at home that's the perfect
> size for our application. (VCF's existing supply of VGA LCDs are all
> square-shaped.)
>
> All's well that ends well.
>



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