how to kludge a 486 PC into thinking it has a video card?

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Mon Feb 21 02:34:52 2005

Randy wrote:
> As long as you have a monitor that can handle the EGA frequency it should
> be no great effort to use a VGA monitor on an EGA card.

EGA frequency is out of spec for every VGA monitor I've seen made in the
last fifteen years; they all seem to have a minimum horizontal rate
of 30-35 KHz, and IIRC EGA was around 23 KHz.

Received on Mon Feb 21 2005 - 02:34:52 GMT

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