Bell & Howell Apple II update

From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Fri Jan 25 02:30:02 2002

Richard Erlacher wrote:
> What meant by that was that the PC didn't put out standard NTSC (interlaced)
> video but something considerably less than that. IIRC, the Amiga was capable
> of interlaced display. Consequently, they were frequently used for titling
> "educational" (read limited-budget) productions, which is often quite obvious.
> The PC didn't support the functions necessary for such titling, though I
> suppose one could have written a smooth-scrolling utility easily enough.
> Summing the titles with an external video stream was not on the menu for PC's,
> though.
Often they used a TARGA 16 board there for digital video and editing.
That was is 512 pixels wide 15 bit color, 1 bit for video overlay.
I have two kicking around here. DOS only -- never had a video drive for
windows. They later moved to Mac products.
> Dick

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Received on Fri Jan 25 2002 - 02:30:02 GMT

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