Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Tue Jan 14 08:28:27 CST 2003
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 03:03:54PM +0100, Carl-Johan Schenstrom wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> > The PSX, I think, plays fast and loose with the timing standards. Most TVs
> > are dumb enough to simply accept the signal, but most video capture boards
> > can't display it correctly. My O2, Indy, and Mac 8500AV never could
> > properly display the signal.
> I used an Indy as a display for a PSX (PAL version) without any problems,
> with the exception that there was no full screen mode or even a way to
> zoom the window to double size. It was connected to the composite port of
> the Indy with the regular cable that ships with the PSX.
I wonder if the PAL version was more standards compliant. If not, I
wouldn't be surprised if a lot of video equipment is a bit more tolerant
of timing issues with PAL.
Joshua D. Boyd
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