old school video device

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rico loverde
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old school video device

Post by rico loverde » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:18 pm

saw this at Urban Ore in Berkeley yesterday, fig you guys might dig it...

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Post by daverj » Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:45 pm

Things like that can be used to make various patterns, even when not in sync with the rest of the system. But you have to be careful about what signals are available. Some put out only RF signals, which would require a TV tuner to convert back to video. Others put out signals meant to connect directly to the picture tube of a TV and are fairly large voltages. So those would need some kind of resistor divider or limiter circuit to make them safe to plug into a modular.

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Post by lizlarsen » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:39 pm

That's a beautiful old heathkit device! Like Dave says, you could probably get some interesting results out of it in a video synth system if the voltages are right.

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