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MDA/CGA/EGA to VGA Converter Released!

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First post, by retrocanada76

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Creating a new thread for the launch, any doubts about the project you can post here...

https://sites.google.com/site/tandycoco ... ega-to-vga

Gerber files available and FGPA code released. Enjoy.

I am having trouble playing with different CGA boards, I should make the output as 720x400 and show all the borders as some people wanted...

Maybe EGA needs the same but I have just one board to test.

Reply 2 of 329, by keropi

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great news
I was not able to find the dev board needed on eBay - only AliExpress ... I guess it's ok too

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Reply 3 of 329, by matze79

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Dev Board is on ebay for 23€ 😀

i would like to order the pcb, but i don't need 10 pieces.. ^^

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Reply 6 of 329, by dreamblaster

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Wow this is really a great project, I should try it !

Visit www.serdashop.com for retro sound cards, video converters, ...
OPL2LPT, OPL3LPT, X2, S2, S2P, MCE2VGA, ... many projects !
Special vogons LPT bundle : https://www.serdashop.com/Parallel-port ... und-bundle
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Reply 8 of 329, by j^aws

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dreamblaster wrote:

Wow this is really a great project, I should try it !

I'm usually very short on time these days, and would definitely consider ready-made offerings at a decent price. Keep us updated if you ever get them made to order.

Reply 9 of 329, by dreamblaster

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j^aws wrote:

I'm usually very short on time these days, and would definitely consider ready-made offerings at a decent price. Keep us updated if you ever get them made to order.

Hey
it would be a nice project.
But I'm also short on time these days (due to soundcard related projects), maybe in november or december i'd delve into this.
if people are interested, and retrocanada76 gives his blessing, I could make a batch .

Visit www.serdashop.com for retro sound cards, video converters, ...
OPL2LPT, OPL3LPT, X2, S2, S2P, MCE2VGA, ... many projects !
Special vogons LPT bundle : https://www.serdashop.com/Parallel-port ... und-bundle
Thanks for your support !

Reply 12 of 329, by dreamblaster

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very cool !
thanks.

Visit www.serdashop.com for retro sound cards, video converters, ...
OPL2LPT, OPL3LPT, X2, S2, S2P, MCE2VGA, ... many projects !
Special vogons LPT bundle : https://www.serdashop.com/Parallel-port ... und-bundle
Thanks for your support !

Reply 13 of 329, by Plasma

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I have some unassembled kits for sale if anyone is interested. Main thread on VCF:

www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?6070 ... post489581

I am in the US and unfortunately international shipping is expensive. But I can combine shipping on up to 2 kits. You can PM me here or on VCF.

Reply 14 of 329, by carlostex

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I can't wait until dreamblaster (serdashop) can supply these.

Now my CGA/Tandy can have great picture quality on a LCD, and my 286 can become a true EGA system.

Reply 15 of 329, by dr.zeissler

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interesting stuff!

CPU: PII 133-333 MOBO: SNI-D981 RAM: 512- FDD: Dualfloppy 3,5"HD/5,25"HD - 3,5"HD - 5,25"DD ISA-Catweasel HDD: 2x40GB - DVD
ISA(3): Audician32-S2Dreamblaster - GusACE PCI(3): Monster3D- Intel NW AGP(1): 3dfx V3-3000

Reply 17 of 329, by dr.zeissler

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a REALLY usefull thing for me would be an external Scandoubler for the ST.
I get a really nice and sharp image on my TFT with an A2320 (31.5khz 50hz),
but on my ST the picture is really bad on lowres and medium/high as well.
(with 15khz/50hz which the LCD supports)

CPU: PII 133-333 MOBO: SNI-D981 RAM: 512- FDD: Dualfloppy 3,5"HD/5,25"HD - 3,5"HD - 5,25"DD ISA-Catweasel HDD: 2x40GB - DVD
ISA(3): Audician32-S2Dreamblaster - GusACE PCI(3): Monster3D- Intel NW AGP(1): 3dfx V3-3000

Reply 19 of 329, by dreamblaster

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konc wrote:
carlostex wrote:

I can't wait until dreamblaster (serdashop) can supply these.

Same here!

so... I will pm plasma on this project

Visit www.serdashop.com for retro sound cards, video converters, ...
OPL2LPT, OPL3LPT, X2, S2, S2P, MCE2VGA, ... many projects !
Special vogons LPT bundle : https://www.serdashop.com/Parallel-port ... und-bundle
Thanks for your support !