OT: need to drive a vector CRT...

From: Bryan Pope <bpope_at_wordstock.com>
Date: Mon Sep 15 14:38:01 2003

And thusly Gene Buckle spake:
> I know this is off topic for the list, but you folks are my best choice
> for the kind of knowledge I'm after. :)
> The task at hand is driving a 4" diameter vector CRT. _Any_ 4" vector CRT
> would work, but it has to be round. I have to be able to drive this from
> a PC. I'm building an F-15C flight simulator out of real parts - one of
> which is the mortal remains of an ALR/56C electronic countermeasures
> display. The original electronics are basically junk due to excessive
> shock from ground impact. This leaves me with a nice shell that a 4"
> round CRT is needed for. It's my understanding that it's possible to
> drive a CRT like this "oscilloscope style". Where can I find out
> information on how to do this? Is there any kind of black box that I can
> buy or build that will allow me to feed an NTSC or VGA signal in one end
> and get a correct vector signal out the other?

At http://www.xgamestation.com/view_product.php?id=2 about a vector display
interface coming soon. Maybe emailing Andre will get you some information
about it.



> For those interested, you can see my project at http://www.f15sim.com.
> Thanks all!
> g.
Received on Mon Sep 15 2003 - 14:38:01 BST

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