Computers using a TV as the display

From: Jason <>
Date: Thu Jul 22 03:58:50 1999

It actually depends...

I have a computer cooked up (with a $45 video card) to a 25" color TV. It
works pretty good (from about 5-10 feet away.
                -Jason Willgruber
                   ICQ#: 1730318

-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Duell <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 1999 3:21 PM
Subject: Computers using a TV as the display

>I happened to notice an advert in a UK newspaper today.
>Apparently some company (related to Tiny Computers I believe) is offering
>a free PC if you use them as your telephone company and make a certain
>value of calls in each of the first 12 months (the details are not
>However, in the small print it says something like (from memory)
>'The PC is not supplied with a monitor. However the necessary
>cables/connections to use your TV as a display are included'
>So it appears that using a TV as a computer display is alive and well in
>the UK. Mind you, IMHO trying to view Windows (and I am sure that's the
>OS that came with this machine) on the average TV screen would make it
>even more unpleasant than usual.
Received on Thu Jul 22 1999 - 03:58:50 BST

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