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Building an internal grayscale card for the SE/30

Daniël

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As posted in Bolle's profile post, these won't be available until late 2023 or early 2024.
There is no waiting list, preordering, or anything like that.
 

ironborn65

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As posted in Bolle's profile post, these won't be available until late 2023 or early 2024.
There is no waiting list, preordering, or anything like that.
Thanks for this. I believe that we all get it, at list I do. I just take the opportunity here to state an informal interest. Bolle already clearly stated his position about waiting or reserve lists. At least he has some figures and he can make an estimated guess. Then ... let's see
 

Kevinlenane

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I'd certainly like one too. The demand for this is going to be strong. Just take my money damnit. :cool:
Wouldn't be terrible to make it easy to do color as well. I chopped up my unit w the xceed card and ran it color from the PDS to the LCD. Pretty painless actually and strangely satisfying.
 

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Kevinlenane

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Wouldn't be terrible to make it easy to do color as well. I chopped up my unit w the xceed card and ran it color from the PDS to the LCD. Pretty painless actually and strangely satisfying.
Adding a standard vga out would go a long way - you don't need the CRT so I may try to power the LCD through one of the spare Molex ports.
 

Daniël

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Adding a standard vga out would go a long way - you don't need the CRT so I may try to power the LCD through one of the spare Molex ports.
The unpopulated 16 pin breakout header under the neckboard connector is the color output, I believe. Bolle did mention that it'd do 640x480 or 800x600 color if the neckboard is not attached, on the first page of this thread, unless that changed in the meantime.
 
The unpopulated 16 pin breakout header under the neckboard connector is the color output, I believe. Bolle did mention that it'd do 640x480 or 800x600 color if the neckboard is not attached, on the first page of this thread, unless that changed in the meantime.
I'd certainly like one too. The demand for this is going to be strong. Just take my money damnit. :cool:
Same, I’d love to get at least one!
 

davidg5678

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The unpopulated 16 pin breakout header under the neckboard connector is the color output, I believe. Bolle did mention that it'd do 640x480 or 800x600 color if the neckboard is not attached, on the first page of this thread, unless that changed in the meantime.
If you just want internal color, wouldn't it be a lot cheaper and easier to use another more plentiful video card, like the IIsi PDS card (the $10 one that needs to be cut with a saw)? I'm not sure I see the advantage to using this expensive custom greyscale card if its greyscale capabilities aren't leveraged.

Can this card run internal the greyscale CRT and an external color monitor at the same time? That would be super cool!
 

SuperSVGA

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Can this card run internal the greyscale CRT and an external color monitor at the same time? That would be super cool!
On the original card the greyscale is disabled when an external monitor is connected. I would assume that's the same case here.
 
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