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Colour Test

Postby Mike » Fri May 13, 2011 4:48 pm

Hi, y'all!

Here's a small test program, Colour Test, which can be use to judge the quality of the video output w.r.t. resolution and colour transitions (download):

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It runs on an unexpanded VIC-20. After a short wait, the program first displays fine vertical lines in all the 8 possible foreground colours in a table over all 16 possible background colours. A key press replaces the lines with a checkerboard pattern (see above), and a second key press shows thicker lines.

The S-Video mod really makes a difference here!

Greetings,

Michael
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Postby Jeff-20 » Sun May 15, 2011 11:22 pm

Cool! Just one problem. You misspelled color. ;-)

:P
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Postby Mike » Mon May 16, 2011 1:21 am

Jeff-20 wrote:You misspelled color. ;)

... and you misspelt 'misspelled'. :P

You know, I'm from the other side of the pond. :mrgreen:

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Postby GreyGhost » Mon May 16, 2011 7:21 am

hehe. It's hard to master the Engrish language.
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Postby Boray » Mon May 16, 2011 7:25 am

You should be happy he didn't spell it "farben". (If I remember correctly from the Deutch in school.) :wink:
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Postby Jeff-20 » Tue May 17, 2011 8:32 pm

I think the color/colour joke started even before Mike joined us. Still funny to me.
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Postby orion70 » Wed May 18, 2011 12:16 am

See also HERE.
Colourful joke. :P


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