[vcf-midatlantic] Tales from Atari ST oddness

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Mon Jun 14 19:16:44 UTC 2021


The adjustments are easy, just make sure you don’t touch any high-voltage connections!


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My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.

> On Jun 14, 2021, at 3:14 PM, Blake Patterson via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> Just get some TV tools (plastic screwdrivers essentially) and adjust the H
> and W pots on the TV board, careful not to touch the tube and die. I did
> this on several of the mono ST screens which shipped displaying
> postage-stamp-sized images. Was pretty easy. And I was 13.
> 
> 
> bp
> 
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 1:02 PM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
>>> Not from Atari, but a MultiSync monitor will do both.
>> 
>> But.. then it doesn't match the computer case.
>> 
>> I actually have an Atari ST color monitor and I want to do the thing where
>> you swap out component inside so you can make the picture larger on the
>> tube. As shipped from what I read the parts couldn't handle the power draw
>> and would fail prematurely so Atari backed down the image size on the
>> tube so they wouldn't blow up.
>> 
>> You got one job Atari ST... that is Notator and Cubase.
>> 
>> Maybe MidiMaze too.
>> 
>>  - Ethan
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> -- 
> Heisenberg may have slept here.



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