Are these really worth keeping?

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Sep 24 12:01:42 1997

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997 wrote:

> > > There are a few IBM cards that I've never seen and would love to get. Top
> > > of my list is a PGC (professional graphics controller) - a 2 board set
> > > that contained an 8088-based graphics accellerator. It emulated a CGA card
> >
> > > (I think) but had extra modes as well. Another thing I would like is a
> > > Data Aquisition and Control adapter.
> >
> > I acquired one of the PGA boards and I passed up an opportunity a couple of
> > years ago to get the IBM monitor that went with it. BTW, I am assuming here
> > that what you are referring to as PGC is the same thing I am referring to as
> > PGA. I see them occasionally and will keep you in mind the next time I find
> > one if you like.
> AFAIK, PGA=PGC. IIRC, VGA pixel resolution by lots of colours.
> When I was working for IBM, I installed a PGC for a customer; I helped
> with demos involving PGC and DACA (Yes, another nice piece of kit) but I
> never had a chance to acquire any of that stuff :-( :-( :-(

Does the PG(C/A) card have two 9-pin connectors on the back with little
white pins stuffed into some of the connector holes? Or is that some
other board?

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